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  • 13 April, 2021

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Bar Headed Geese

Bar Headed Geese with a Mongolian Band

Wildlife Science and Conservation Center of Mongolia follow unique conservation methods like banding.

The band consists of details like:

  • Colour of the band- This green colour band
  • Conservation centre name- Wildlife Conservation and Science Center in Mongolia
  • Where is found- Salt lake near Tsakhir soum in province Arkhangai of Central Mongolia.
  • Capture location- N48.126314, E99.143451.
  • Details of Bird- This bird was identified as an adult male, weighed 2815 g.

Bar-headed Goose

The bar-headed goose is a goose that breeds in Central Asia in colonies of thousands near mountain lakes and winters in South Asia, as far south as peninsular India. It lays three to eight eggs at a time in a ground nest. It is known for the extreme altitudes it reaches when migrating across the Himalayas.

It's breeding grounds include Central Mongolia and Tibet. There is even documentation of the species breeding in Ladakh, India.

Conservation status: least concerned.

Sustained observation

At Hadinaru in Karnataka, the Birds are found in winter which is their migratory season.

Source: TH


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