Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus is a rare visitor to Britain and Ireland which has become even rarer in recent years. A total of 47 was recorded here up to the end of 1957, 67 during 1958-83 and just 14 from 1984 to the end of 1994. An individual of this species is best located by checking carefully through the wintering flocks of White-fronted Geese A. albifrons. Juveniles of both spe

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