Geese Species

Geese Breeds and Species List

Breeds of Geese with links to their specific species pages. Just click on the link to see more in depth information.

Pilgrim Geese on the Lake Geese Species
Pilgrim Geese on the Lake Geese Species

African Geese + Brown African Geese

American Buff Geese

Andean Geese (Chloephaga melanoptera)

Anser Geese

Ashy-headed Goose (Chloephaga poliocephala)

Bar-headed Geese

Barnacle Geese

Bean Geese

Blue-winged Geese + Abyssinian Blue-winged Geese

Brent Geese / Brant Geese

Canada Geese + Atlantic Geese + Aleutian Canada Geese

Cackling Geese

Cape Barren (Cereopsis) Geese

Chinese Geese

Crested Geese

Domesticated Geese

Egyptian Geese

Embden Geese

Emperor Geese

Greater White-fronted Geese

Grey Geese

Greylag Geese

Kelp Geese (Chloephaga hybrida)

Lesser White-fronted Geese

Magellan Geese (Chloephaga picta)

Magpie Geese

Nene / Hawaiian Geese

Orinoco Geese (Neochen jubata )

Pilgrim Geese

Pink-footed Geese

Pomeranian Geese

Upland Geese or Magellan Geese (Chloephaga picta)

Red-breasted Geese

Roman Tufted Geese or Tufted Geese

Ross’s Geese

Ruddy-headed Geese (Chloephaga rubidiceps)

Skånegås, also known as Scania Geese or South Sweden Geese

Sebastopol Geese + Danubian Geese

Smålens / Norwegian Spotted Geese: This breed is believed to be a descendent from the Scania goose. Their feet are yellow-red, bill is reddish, and the eyes are blue or brown with a red eye ring. This is a hardy bird with a short, wide body and two lobes to the paunch. They are relatively calm ducks. They are poor layers, averaging only 40 whitish eggs per year.

Snow Geese

Spurwinged Geese

Swan Geese

Toulouse Geese (Anser)

White-fronted Geese


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