Swedish Island Geese

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Ölandsgås

A gaggle of Swedish Island Geese
Photo courtesy of the Svenska Lanthönsklubben

Similar in looks to the Scania Goose, this is a much smaller bird, weighing only 7 to 12 pounds (3 to 5 kilos). It is a hardy bird and quite agile on land. These birds are also known to be good mothers.

Their feet are reddish-yellow, bill is orange and eyes are blue-grey. They lay a white egg.


A Swedish Island female
Photo courtesy of Daniel Sörensen


A Swedish Island gosling
Photo courtesy of Daniel Sörensen


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