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Bar Headed Goose


The bar-headed goose (Anser indicus)

A pale grey goose with an orange beak and legs and two striking black bars on the head. It lives in central Asia. It is monotypic (males and females look the same) and mates for life. Find out more...

This research project

This research project into the migratory physiology of this incredible species is on-going at Bangor University in the UK, in collaboration with the University of Birmingham, the University of British Columbia, the Bombay Natural History Society, the Max Planck Institute, the Mongolian Academy of Sciences and the Wildlife Science and Conservation Centre, the University of Tasmania, the USGS and the UNFAO Empres Unit.

You can find out more about us, and our fieldwork by contacting us:

Dr Charles Bishop c.bishop@bangor.ac.uk Tel +44 1248 382 315

Dr Lucy Hawkes l.hawkes@bangor.ac.uk Tel +44 1248 388 813