Emperor Goose – Length 26 inches
The Emperor Goose is a stocky goose with a short neck. Dark body has a scaley appearance. Back of head and neck is white, often marked a rusty color.
U.S. range primarily limited to the Aluetian Islands, some moving to parts of the Alaska coast in the summer. Rarely reported south of Alaska.
All photographs by Donna Dewhurst of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.