Brant

Branta bernicla

Summary 2

The Brant or Brent Goose (Branta bernicla) is a species of goose of the genus Branta. The Black Brant is an American subspecies. The specific descriptor bernicla is from the same source as "barnacle" in Barnacle Goose, which looks similar but is not a close relation.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Eric Jacob, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1406314
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Branta_bernicla

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