For the purposes of our bird news services, this species is classed as Rare: species currently considered for acceptance by the British Birds Rarities Committee (or forms of equivalent rarity).
Most recent reports of Lesser White-fronted Goose
Lesser White-fronted Goose, Foulness Island, Essex: note this an MOD site and access is very difficult via a long and potentially dangerous walk across from Wakering Stairs to view only from footpaths (where no guarantee goose is within sight) ONLY while flags are down and firing range shut - call Range Control Office 01702 383211 to check access times
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Most recent photos of Lesser White-fronted Goose (25)
Accepted historical records for Lesser White-fronted Goose (124)
Lesser White-fronted Goose has been reported in the following areas (Bird News Extra subscribers can see a list of all records, as well as charts and graphs analysing the data by area, year, month, age and sex):
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