Appearance - The Bar-headed Goose has a white head with distinctive black bars or stripes on its head, black extending down the front and back of the neck, leaving a white stripe down the sides of the neck, the upperparts and breast are medium grey, flanks are grey turning brown on rear flanks, vent and tail border are white, beak is yellow-orange with black tip, and legs and feet are yellow-orange. Both sexes are alike.
Notes - The Bar-headed Goose is one of the world's highest flying birds as it migrates over the Himalayan mountains.
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Bar-headed Goose Identification
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