Danube Virtual Museum

Wild goose (Anser anser)

Title: Wild goose (Anser anser)
Location/Region: Dubovac / Dubovački marsh
Chrolonology: 1900 - 2000
Museum: Natural History Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Dimensions: 30 x 40 x 35 cm
Production Technique: Taxidermy on a pedestal

Description

This bird nests in marshes and wetlands in Vojvodina. The number of nesting pairs of geese, also known as Dunavka, is estimated to be up to about 150 pairs, with an increasing tendency. The number of these birds can multiply in the winter and reach up to 12,000 when the birds flock to the Danube from the north. The highest number on the Danube was recorded at Dubrovački marsh.

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