By DickDaniels ( (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons

Ross's Goose Anser rossii


Category D and E*

Native Range

North America. Breeds in northern Canada and winters in the southern United States.

British Occurence

Occurs commonly in captivity where it often breeds and is well known to escape. However it is acknowledged that some occurences are in circumstances where it is impossible to be sure that the bird is not a genuine vagrant.

Where to see Ross's Goose in captivity.

Discover more about this bird with