Morphology of a goose
bird with webbed feet. One type of goose is domestic ans is raised for
: upper part of a goose's face.
: sight organ.
: upper part of a goose's head.
: rear part of a goose's neck.
: rear part of the thorax.
: shoulder feathers.
Pennae (contour feathers)
: long wing feathers of a bird.
: the largest feathers of the edge of a goose's wing
: projecting part of the lower back.
Upper tail feathers
: feathers above the tail of a bird.
Tail feathers (rectrix)
: tail feathers.
Under tail covert
: feathers under the tail of a bird
: front part of the abdomen.
: side part of the body.
: jointed rear appendage.
: thin skin joining the toes.
: front part of the thorax.
: front part of the neck.
: lower part of the beak.
: entrance to the respiratory system.
: indentation on the tip of a goose's beak.
: upper part of a goose's beak.
EN : Goose
plural = geese, male = gander
FR : Oie
ES : Ganso
Geese are medium
to large birds, always associated to a greater or lesser extent with water.
Most species in Europe, Asia and North America are strongly migratory
as wild birds, breeding in the far north and wintering much further south.