The Bar-headed Goose is named for the two eye-catching dark bars running around the back of its white head. This goose is native to Central Asia and migrates to India during winters. Bar-headed goose have to reach extreme heights, sometimes as high as 23,000 feet, when they migrate over the Himalayas where there is less than 10% of the oxygen found at sea level. They can fly higher than Mount Everest making them the world’s highest flying birds.
Status in Gujarat