Certainly a feral, rather than wild bird, I did see a small hybrid whitefront/ swan goose
with the swans in front of the Pier Head a month back, and suspect it maybe the same bird.
Other endangered birds making their home in the peninsula include the Chinese egret, black-faced spoonbill, swan goose
, and spotted greenshank.
Of the 5 relatively abundant threatened species the risk of infection by H5N1 was relatively high for Siberian Crane Oriental White Stork and Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides) and the risk was relatively low for White-naped Crane (G.
Siberian Crane Oriental White Stork and Swan Goose generally live together with the high-risk species identified thus their risk of infection is relatively high.
Known for its elegance and grace, the swan goose
, as it's often called, is the quintessential backyard beauty, but don't let the good looks fool you.
Bean goose (Anser fabalis), Tundra swan (Cygnus columbianus), and swan goose
(Anser cygnoides) were dominant in Poyang Lake during this study.