Emperor Goose Identification

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Adult Description

  • Medium-sized goose.
  • Body dark.
  • Head and back of neck white.
  • Throat black.

Immature Description

All blue-gray with whitish scaling and spotting.
Relative Size

Relative Sizegoose or largergoose-sized or larger
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 26.0-27.9 in (66-71 cm)
    • Weight: 99.2 oz (2813 g)