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Anser erythropus (Lesser White-fronted Goose)

Wikipedia Abstract

The lesser white-fronted goose (Anser erythropus) is a goose closely related to the larger white-fronted goose (A. albifrons). It breeds in northernmost Asia, but it is a scarce breeder in Europe. There is a re-introduction scheme in Fennoscandia.The lesser white-fronted goose winters further south in Europe and is a rare winter vagrant to Great Britain.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
34
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.28907
EDGE Score: 2.5769

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  3.96 lbs (1.80 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  100 grams
Clutch Size [3]  5
Migration [4]  Intercontinental

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Arabian Desert and East Sahero-Arabian xeric shrublands Saudi Arabia, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Egypt , Iraq, Jordan, Syria Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Azerbaijan shrub desert and steppe Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Balkan mixed forests Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Bering tundra Russia Palearctic Tundra
Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests Iran, Azerbaijan Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests    
Caspian lowland desert Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands  
Changjiang Plain evergreen forests China Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Cherskii-Kolyma mountain tundra Russia Palearctic Tundra
Chukchi Peninsula tundra Russia Palearctic Tundra
Dinaric Mountains mixed forests Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, Yugoslavia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
East Siberian taiga Russia Palearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Eastern Anatolian montane steppe Iran, Turkey, Armenia Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Mediterranean conifer-sclerophyllous-broadleaf forests Turkey, Jordan, Israel, Syria Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Illyrian deciduous forests Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Jian Nan subtropical evergreen forests China Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Kola Peninsula tundra Russia Palearctic Tundra
Mesopotamian shrub desert Iraq, Syria, Jordan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Nile Delta flooded savanna Egypt Palearctic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Northeast Siberian coastal tundra Russia Palearctic Tundra
Northeast Siberian taiga Russia Palearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Northwest Russian-Novaya Zemlya tundra Russia Palearctic Tundra
Pannonian mixed forests Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Pontic steppe Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Rodope montane mixed forests Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Scandinavian and Russian taiga Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia Palearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Scandinavian Montane Birch forest and grasslands Norway, Sweden, Finland Palearctic Tundra
South China-Vietnam subtropical evergreen forests China, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
South Iran Nubo-Sindian desert and semi-desert Iran, Iraq, Pakistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Taiheiyo evergreen forests Japan Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Taimyr-Central Siberian tundra Russia Palearctic Tundra
Taiwan subtropical evergreen forests Taiwan Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tigris-Euphrates alluvial salt marsh Iran, Iraq Palearctic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
West Siberian taiga Russia Palearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Yamal-Gydan tundra Russia Palearctic Tundra
Zagros Mountains forest steppe Iran Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Aleutian Islands Biosphere Reserve 2720489 Alaska, United States    
Alsó-Tisza-völgy 88306 Hungary  
Anhui Shengjin Lake National Nature Reserve 82385 Anhui, China      
Astrakhanskiy Biosphere Reserve Zapovednik Ia 167827 Astrakhan, Russia
Atanasovsko ezero 17814 Bulgaria  
Baikalo-Lensky Zapovednik Ia 1630896 Irkutsk, Russia
Belovezhskaya Pushcha Biosphere Reserve National Park II 218515 Belarus
Bodrogzug–Kopasz-hegy–Taktaköz 54874 Hungary  
Bolonsky State Nature Reserve 256001 Khabarovsk, Russia
Botchinsky State Nature Reserve 660710 Khabarovsk, Russia
Bryansk Forest State Nature Reserve 30112 Bryansk, Russia
Central Forest Biosphere Reserve 60410 Tver, Russia    
Chernye Zemli Biosphere Reserve Zapovednik IV 621951 Russia  
DELTA EVROU 31031 Greece  
DELTA EVROU KAI DYTIKOS VRACHIONAS 24359 Greece  
DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS KAI NISOS THASOPOULA 36139 Greece  
DOÑANA 281453 Spain  
Dagestan State Nature Reserve 47101 Dagestan, Russia
Darvinsky Zapovednik Ia 278421 Yaroslavl, Vologda, Russia
Daursky Biosphere Reserve 113150 Chita, Russia
Death Valley National Park II 762125 California, Nevada, United States
Durankulak Lake 8293 Bulgaria  
Fertõ tó 27972 Hungary  
Gydansky State Nature Reserve 2170015 Yamalo-Nenets, Russia
Hevesi-sík 191445 Hungary  
Hortobágy 298489 Hungary  
Hortobágy National Park II 140004 Hungary  
Ijzervallei 12691 Belgium  
KATO ROUS KAI EKVOLES SPERCHEIOU POTAMOU 27106 Greece  
KOILADA KAI EKVOLES SPERCHEIOU - MALIAKOS KOLPOS 117491 Greece  
Kandalaksha State Nature Reserve 174283 Murmansk, Karelia, Russia
Kenozersky National Park 345115 Arkhangelsk, Russia
Khankaisky State Nature Reserve 97085 Primorsky Krai, Russia
Khazar Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 658105 Turkmenistan  
Khinganskiy State Nature Reserve 239873 Amur, Russia
Kis-Sárrét 20599 Hungary  
Kiskunsag Biosphere Reserve II 54598 Hungary  
Kiskunsági szikes tavak és az õrjegi turjánvidék 88335 Hungary  
Kivach Zapovednik IV 26885 Karelia, Russia
Komsomolsky Zapovednik Ia 159168 Khabarovsk, Russia
Koryak State Nature Reserve 808420 Kamchatka Krai, Russia
Kostomukshsky Zapovednik Ia 117269 Karelia, Russia
Krkonose National Park V 95995 Czech Republic  
Kronotskiy Biosphere Reserve 361480 Russia  
Kronotsky Biosphere Reserve 2822275 Kamchatka Krai , Russia
Kurshskaya Kosa National Park 16376 Kaliningrad, Russia  
LA NAVA-CAMPOS NORTE 135750 Spain  
LIMNES KAI LIMNOTHALASSES TIS THRAKIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI 72787 Greece  
LIMNES VISTONIS, ISMARIS - LIMNOTHALASSES PORTO LAGOS, ALYKI PTELEA, XIROLIMNI, KARATZA 45016 Greece  
LIMNI KERKINI - KROUSIA - KORYFES OROUS BELES, ANGISTRO - CHAROPO 193493 Greece  
Lake Torne Area Biosphere Reserve 238457 Sweden  
Laplandskiy Biosphere Reserve 757114 Russia  
Lauwersmeer 14290 Netherlands    
Magadan State Nature Reserve 2183959 Magadan, Russia
Manas National Park II 135025 Assam, India
Mandra - Poda 15162 Bulgaria  
Meschera National Park 293457 Vladimir, Russia
Meshchersky National Park 254553 Ryazan, Russia
Mittlere Elbe einschließlich Steckby-Lödderitzer Forst 47123 Germany  
Märkische Schweiz 44399 Germany  
Nenetsk State Nature Reserve 774428 Nenets, Russia
Niederung der Unteren Havel 69882 Germany  
North Norfolk Coast 7926 England, United Kingdom  
Nurgush State Nature Reserve 14624 Kirov, Russia
Nyzhnesvirsky Nature Reserve 102833 Leningrad, Russia
Okskiy Biosphere Reserve 190748 Russia  
Orenburg State Nature Reserve 53506 Orenburg, Russia
Paanajärvi National Park 258158 Karelia, Russia
Pasvik National Nature Reserve 36391 Murmansk, Russia
Poldercomplex 24132 Belgium    
Poronaisky State Nature Reserve 140096 Sakhalin, Russia
Putoransky State Nature Reserve 4663499 Evenki, Taimyr, Russia
Põhja-Liivimaa 47551 Estonia  
Rdeysky State Nature Reserve 91236 Novgorod, Russia
Rheiderland 21461 Germany  
Rostov State Nature Preserve 23389 Rostov, Russia
Schorfheide-Chorin Biosphere Reserve 319164 Germany
Sebezhsky National Park 123605 Pskov, Russia
Shabla Lake Complex 7896 Bulgaria  
Shushensky Bor National Park 96791 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve 991950 Primorsky Krai, Russia
Sikhote-Alinskiy Biosphere Reserve 978001 Russia  
Smolenskoe Poozerie National Park 361359 Smolensk, Russia
Spreewald Biosphere Reserve 117355 Germany  
Stagno di Cabras 8965 Italy  
Taimyrsky Biosphere Reserve Ia 4403240 Taimyr, Russia
Tsentral'no-Lesnoy Biosphere Reserve Ia 62630 Russia  
Tsentral'no-Sibirskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 2521510 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Unterelbe 41304 Germany  
Unteres Elbtal 131510 Germany  
Unteres Odertal 29097 Germany  
Ust-Lensky State Nature Reserve 3541020 Sakha, Russia
Varna-Beloslav Lakes Complex 11569 Bulgaria  
Verkhne-Tazovsky State Nature Reserve 1564938 Yamalo-Nenets, Russia
Vogelschutzgebiet 'Unterer Niederrhein' 63775 Germany  
Väinamere 670389 Estonia  
West Estonian Archipelago Biosphere Reserve 3854844 Estonia  
Yancheng Nature Reserve V 711488 China    
Yugansky State Nature Reserve 1602814 Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
Zeya State Nature Reserve 245697 Amur, Russia

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Abyy lowland Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Agriculture lands of south and east of Novouzenski district Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i
Akzhan Lake Kazakhstan A1, A4i, A4iii
Amudarya floodlands near Termez Uzbekistan A1, A4i, A4iii
Angara river source Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Aniva bay Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii  
Anzali Mordab complex Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Arkhara lowlands (including Khinganskiy Nature Reserve) Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Arski fish-ponds Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i
Ashchykol and Barakkol Lakes Kazakhstan A1, A4i, A4iii
Balykty Lake Kazakhstan A1, A4i, A4iii
Basins of the Schuchya and Khadytayakha rivers Russia (Central Asian) A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Berkubinski forest Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i
Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary India A1, A4i, A4iii
Birsuat Russia (Central Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Bolon' lake Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Bolshoy Kak Lake Kazakhstan A1, A4i, A4iii
Bulgarski Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Central Forest Biosphere Reserve and adjacent areas Russia (European) A1, B1i
Chauda Ukraine A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2  
Chaun delta Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Chen Hu Wetland Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i
Cheonsu Bay South Korea A1, A4i, A4iii  
Chimkurgan Reservoir Uzbekistan A1, A4i, A4iii
Chongming Dongtan Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Curonian (Courish) Bay Russia (European) A1, B1i
Dadynskiye lakes Russia (European) A1, A3, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3
Dalverzin State Forestry and Hunting Management Area Uzbekistan A1, A3, A4i
Danube Delta Romania C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Dedinovo flood-plain of Oka river Russia (European) A1
Delta of the River Don Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1iv, B2
Dez river marshes and plains Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3
Dongting Hu wetlands China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Downstream of Ik river Russia (European) A1, B1i
Durankulak Lake Bulgaria A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Dvuob'ye Russia (Central Asian) A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Evros delta Greece A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1iv, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6
Fenglin Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A3
Flood-plain of Algashka river Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1iii, B2, B3
Flood-plain of Kotorosl' and Ust'e rivers Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i
Floodplain of Cheptsa river Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i
Floodplains of the Unzha river near Kologriv Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i
Forty islands Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Gangapur Dam and grasslands India A1, A4i, A4iii
Gomishan marshes and Turkoman steppes Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Gusikha river basin and lower Balakhnya river Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Hala Hai China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Hamun-i-Puzak Afghanistan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Haur Al Hawizeh Iraq A1, A2, A3, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3
Haur Al Suwayqiyah Iraq A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Haur Chubaisah area Iraq A1, A2, A4i, B1i, B2, B3
Heiyupao Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i
Hilleh Protected Area Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Hortobágy and Tisza-to Hungary A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2
Hukou Wetland Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1
Huma He Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1
Huzhong Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A3
Incheh Borun lake and marshes Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, B1i
Indigirka delta Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Inner part of Porsanger fjord Norway A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B3
Irgiz-Turgay Lakes Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Jijiei şi Miletinului fish-ponds Romania C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Kaifeng Liuyuankou Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i
Kamsko-Ikski area Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3
Kamyshovoe-Zhamankol Lakes Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Karaginskiy island Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii  
Karakulinskaya flood-plain Russia (European) A1
Karakyr Lakes Uzbekistan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Kargopol' area Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Karnabchul Steppe Uzbekistan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Karun river marshes Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Kazachka Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i
Kaziranga National Park India A1, A2, A4i, A4iii
Käsivarsi fjelds Finland A3, B2, B3, C2, C6
Keluo He Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i
Keoladeo National Park and Ajan Bande India A1, A4iii
Keremesit-Sundrun lowland Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Khanka plain Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Kharchinskoye lake Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Kissyk area Russia (European) A1, B1i
Kocherdyksky goose zakaznik Russia (Central Asian) A1, A4i
Kolyma delta Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Kolyma-Alazeya lowland Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Korfa bay (northern part) Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Korgalzhyn State Nature Reserve Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Korgankol Lake Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Koybagar-Tyuntyugur Lake System Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Kulaksay lowland Russia (European) A1, A3, A4i, B1i, B2
Kuloy river Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Kultansor and Tatysor Lakes Kazakhstan A1, A4iii
Kulykol-Taldykol Lake System Kazakhstan A1, A4i, A4iii
Kushmurun Lake Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Lake Alagol, Lake Ulmagol and Lake Ajigol Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Lake Bakhtegan, Lake Tashk and Kamjan marshes Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Lake Fundata Romania C1, C2, C4, C6
Lake Il'men and adjoining marshy plain Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Lake Kerkini Greece A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Lake Maharlu Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Lake Mitrikou (Ismarida) Greece A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Lake Sevan Armenia A1, A4i, B1i
Lake Strachina Romania C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Lake Taşaul Romania C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Lake Techirghiol Romania C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Lake Tjålmejaure-Laisdalen valley Sweden A3, B2, C6
Laodengshan Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i
Lebediny refuge (Markovo depression) Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Lena delta Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Liangshui Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A3
Lianhuanhu Waterbird Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4iii
Longgan Hu Wetland Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i
Lover Ob' Russia (Central Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Lower Anadyr lowlands Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Lysyi Liman lake and valley of Vostochniy Manych river Russia (European) A1, A3, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Malamvayam lagoon Russia (Asian) A1, A4i
Maliy Kak Lake Kazakhstan A1, A4i, A4iii
Malkachan tundra Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Manily lakes Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Miankaleh Peninsula and Gorgan Bay Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Mid Prypiac' Belarus A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3
Middle reaches of Bolshaya Rogovaya river Russia (European) A1, A3, B2
Min Jiang Estuary China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Muna River Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Muraviovskiy Wildlife Refuge Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Nalabana Bird Sanctuary (Chilika Lake) India A1, A4i, A4iii
Nansihu Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4iii
Nanweng He Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1
Naoli He Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Naurzum State Nature Reserve Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Neman river Delta and the coast of the Curonian (Courish) Bay Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Nestou delta and coastal lagoons Greece A1, A4i, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C6
Nevskoye lake Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
North Baikal wetlands Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
North-east Sakhalin lagoons Russia (Asian) A1, A4i
Northern slope of Khamar-Daban mountains Russia (Asian) A1, A4iii
Nuomin-Bila He-Dayangshu China (mainland) A1
Oulu region wetlands Finland A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Parapol'skiy valley Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Põhja-Liivimaa Estonia A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2, C3, C6
Petrocrepost' Bay Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i
Pinezhski meadow Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i
Pinezhski Nature Reserve Russia (European) A1, B2
Pivdennyj Bug river valley (Goloskiv village) Ukraine A1, B1i
Porto Lagos, Lake Vistonis, and coastal lagoons (Lakes of Thrace) Greece A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Poyang Hu wetlands China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Qihulin He Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1
Qindeli Sturgeon Reserve China (mainland) A1
Qixing He Wetland Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1
Sammutinjänkä-Vaijoenjänkä Finland A3, B2, C7
San-Yuryakh Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Sankebay Lakes Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Sanmenxia Dam Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i
Saros bay Turkey A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Sarpinskaya lake-system Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Sarykopa Lake System Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Schuch'i lakes Russia (Central Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Seyed Mohalli, Zarin Kola and Larim Sara Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2  
Shabla Lake Complex Bulgaria A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Shalkaro-Zhetykol'ski lake system Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Shantar islands Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4ii, A4iii
Shengjin Hu Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Shijiu Hu (Anhui) China (mainland) A1, A4i
Shoshkaly Lake System Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Shur Gol, Yadegarlu and Dorgeh Sangi lakes Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Sjaunja Sweden A1, A3, B2, C1, C6
Sondugski Reserve and its outskirts Russia (European) A1
Sorbalyk-Maybalyk Lake System Kazakhstan A1, A4i, A4iii
Sources of the River Luga Russia (European) A1, B1i
South Cheleken Bay Turkmenistan A1, A4i, A4iii
Southern coast of Ladoga Lake Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Steppes in the vicinity of Kanavka village Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i
Styr' river valley (Luchytsi village) Ukraine A1, B1i
Sulukol Lake Kazakhstan A1, A4i, A4iii
Sviyago-Kubninskaya forest-steppe Russia (European) A1, B1i
Syvash Bay Ukraine A1, A3, A4i, A4iii, A4iv, B1i, B1iv, B2, B3
Taavavuoma Sweden A3, B2, C6
Tassuat Lake Kazakhstan A1, A4i, A4iii
Terpyay-Tumus Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Torey lakes (including Daursky Nature Reserve) Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Torna: Shoina watershed Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3
Tounsor Hollow Lakes Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Trekhozerki lakes Russia (Asian) A1, A4iii
Tudakul and Kuymazar Reservoirs Uzbekistan A1, A4i, A4iii
Turali lakes Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i
Turkmenbashy Bay Turkmenistan A1, A4i, A4iii
Tyk and Viakhtu bays Russia (Asian) A1, A4i
Udyl' lake Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Ulukhkol' lake Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Unskaya bay Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i  
Valley of Sysola river Russia (European) A1, A3, A4i, B1i, B2
Valley of the Yorkutayakha river Russia (Central Asian) A1, A3, A4iii
Valleys of Khurkh-Khuiten Rivers Mongolia A1, A4i
Varangerfjord Norway A1, A3, A4i, A4iii, B1i
Väinameri Estonia A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Vindelfjällen mountains (including Lake Tärnasjön) Sweden A3, B2, C6
Xianghai Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Xingkai Hu Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Xunbiela He Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1
Yagorlyts'ka and Tendrivs'ka Bays Ukraine A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3
Yana delta Russia (Asian) A1, A3, A4i
Yancheng Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Yangdali Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1
Yeiski salt-lakes Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3
Yubei Huanghe Gudao Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i
Yueya Hu Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1
Zhalong Nature Reserve China (mainland) A1, A4i, A4iii
Zharkol Lakes Kazakhstan A1, A4i, A4iii
Zharsor-Urkash Salt Lakes Kazakhstan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Zhupanovskiy lagoon Russia (Asian) A1, A4i, A4iii
Zolotarevskaya area Russia (European) A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caucasus Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia, Turkey No
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Irano-Anatolian Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Turkmenistan No
Japan Japan No
Mediterranean Basin Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey No

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Amidostomum anseris <Unverified Name>[5]
Capillaria anatis <Unverified Name>[5]
Cotylurus cornutus <Unverified Name>[5]
Diorchis inflata[5]
Drepanidotaenia lanceolata <Unverified Name>[5]
Echinostoma revolutum[5]
Epomidiostomum orispinum <Unverified Name>[5]
Fimbriaria fasciolaris[5]
Hymenolepis setigera <Unverified Name>[5]
Notocotylus attenuatus[5]
Retinometra longistylosa <Unverified Name>[5]
Tschertkovilepis krabbei <Unverified Name>[5]
Tschertkovilepis setigera <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Artis Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Bird Park Marlow
Blackbrook Zoological Park
Blackpool Zoo
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Canolfan Llanelli Centre W&WTrust
Cape May County Park Zoo
Cologne Zoo
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Helsinki Zoo
Inokashira Park Zoo
Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Moscow Zoological Park
Nogeyama Zoological Gardens Yokohama
Nordens Ark
North of England Zoological Society
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Parc des Oiseaux
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Parc Zoologique De Cleres (MNHN)
Pensthorpe Conservation Trust Limited
Ranua Wildlife Park
Ree Park - Ebeltoft Safari
Rostock Zoologischer Garten
Saitama Children's Zoo
Salzburg Zoo Hellbrunn
Slimbridge New Grounds W&WTrust
Tallinn Zoo
Tama Zoological Park
Tiergarten Heidelberg
Tierpark Hagenbeck GmbH
Tilgate Nature Centre
Ueno Zoological Gardens
Zoo Ahtari (Ähtärin Eläinpuisto Oy)
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Dresden GmbH
Zoo Zürich
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoologicka zahrada Ostrava
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig

Range Map

North America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1A comparative study of egg mass and clutch size in the Anseriformes, Jordi Figuerola and Andy J. Green, J Ornithol (2006) 147: 57–68 2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605 3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303 4Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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