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The Bean Goose (Anser fabalis) is natural to Europe and Asia. In its five subspecies it inhabits most of these continents.
This goose nests in colonies, in some cases the nests are no less than fifty feet away from each other. The usual clutch is three to eight eggs. Incubation takes 26 to 29 days and is done by the female. Nest for the first time at three years of age.
The diet of this goose includes seeds and grass.
In length this goose reaches 71 to 89 cm (28 to 35 inches). The adults of this species can weight as much as 3 to 4 Kg. (about 7 to 9 pounds), according to the subspecies.
The Bean Goose is Spanish is called “Ánsar Campestre”, “ganso de las habas” y “ganso de pies carmín”.
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