Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus) has scattered breeding populations across Ladakh, Mongolia and the Tibetan Plateau that migrate to South Asia during winter after crossing the high Himalayas.
The Indian Subcontinent hosts nearly the entire global population of Bar-headed Goose in winter!
This animated migration map was created from observations uploaded to the citizen science platform eBird up until 2020. Where present, the inset graph depicts the seasonal likelihood of finding this species (i.e. the proportion of eBird checklists) within its range in India alone. We are grateful to the many birdwatchers around the world who have enabled the creation of this animation by sharing their observations on eBird.