The Hawaiian goose

Today is endangered species day, a day that is set aside to raise awareness of animals at risk of going extinct. So it seemed appropriate today to share photographs of the Hawaiian Goose.

Close up photograph of a rare Hawaiian Goose

Hawaiian Goose feeding

This is a very rare breed of goose which is thought to have descended from the Canada goose. They have a beautiful plumage with an unusual patterns down their necks.

At the WWT they have a breeding programme,  which allows us to see these wonderful birds in captivity. 
 

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