Pink-footed Goose (Species:Anser brachyrhynchus)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Anser
Species: Anser brachyrhynchus


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the pink-footed goose (anser brachyrhynchus) is a goose which breeds in eastern greenland, iceland and svalbard. it is migratory, wintering in northwest europe, especially ireland, great britain, the netherlands, and western denmark. the name is often abbreviated in colloquial usage to "pinkfoot" (plural "pinkfeet"). anser is the latin for "goose", and brachyrhynchus comes from the greek brakhus "short" and rhunkhos "bill".


Pink-footed Goose