Bar Headed Goose
 
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Bar headed Goose
Bar headed Goose - Photograph by Ron Saldino

Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus) is a common winter visitor found in large wetlands of Haryana and nearby cultivation.  It has two distinctive black bars across its neck. This bird arrives in Haryana in October and departs by the end of March. In winter, the Bar-headed Goose can be commonly seen in large water bodies like those in Sultanpur National Park and Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary.

Local Names: Hans, Raj Hans, Birwa and Sawan   Order: ANSERIFORMES   Family: Anatidae   Size: 74 cm

 



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