Emperor Goose Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A very compact, round-bodied and short-necked goose with a small, stubby bill.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Brant, smaller than a Greater White-fronted Goose.

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