Bar Headed Goose
Copyright: monacoeye • Do not copy without permission • Nice, 2010
Bird name: Bar Headed Goose
Latin: Anser indicus
Other: Oie à tête barrée (Fr) • Oca indiana (It)
Family: Anatidae • Geese
Range: Central Asian plateau, but feral birds in Europe
This Bar-headed Goose were seen at the Parc Phoenix in Nice. Although they keep a “collection” of ducks and geese, this may have been feral, as I have also seen one on the river in nearby Ventimiglia.