A LWfG in front and a WfG in the rear. Copyright Jari Kostet

Portal to the Lesser White-fronted Goose

- by the Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose project


Sponsors and Main Partners

The Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose project has been a frutiful and long lasting co-operation between the Norwegian Ornithologial Society, WWF-Finland and the Norwegian Environment Agency. Since its early start in mid 1980s also other co-operation partners and sponsors have joined the struggle to save the Lesser White-fronted Goose from extinction. It is specially worth mentioning the effortes carried out by the AEWA International Working Group for the Lesser White-fronted Goose and financial contributions through two EU Life projects.

The site piskulka.net is developed and maintained by Peter S. Ranke and Tomas Aarvak, the Norwegian ornithological Society.

EU LIFE+ Safeguarding the Lesser White-fronted Goose Fennoscandian population in key wintering and staging sites within the European flyway


The Lesser White-fronted Goose Life project “Safeguarding the Lesser White-fronted Goose Fennoscandian population in key wintering and staging sites within the European flyway” is an international EU LIFE+ Nature project that aims to halt the decline of the critically endangered Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose (LWfG) population by implementing concrete conservation actions. The project started in September 2011 and continues until June 2016. The project is deply involved in collecting and organizing data on observations and sites utilized by the LWfG. See the observation page for details!

The online reporting of LWfG observations is being implemented in co-operation with the LWfG EU LIFE+ project.

EU Life+ project




Norwegian Ornithological Society www.birdlife.orgWWF Finland

© The Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose project jointly run by BirdLife Norway and WWF Finland. All paintings by © Jari Kostet.