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Branta bernicla (Linnaeus, 1758)

159175  (

marine, brackish
Not documented
Distribution North America; Oceania  
Distribution North America; Oceania [details]
CaRMS (2019). Branta bernicla (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2019-10-19
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Branta bernicla (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2019-10-19
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
2010-09-09 08:18:14Z
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (BeRMS 2020) Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). European Seabirds at Sea - data collected by the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). INBO Seabird distribution data (all trips). [details]   

basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H. J. (1990). Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 221: 532 p., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Vanner, M. (2003). The encyclopedia of North American birds. <em>Paragon Publishing.</em> 1-383. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet aquatic plants of shallow bays and estuaries; favorite food is marine eelgrass [details]

Dimensions Length: 25" (64 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; Oceania [details]

Reproduction Breeds on the arctic islands and the northern coast of Canada from Baffin Island to the MacKenzie delta and in northern Alaska. Winters on the Atlantic coast south to North Carolina and on the Pacific to northern Mexico. [details]

Danish knortegås  [details]
Dutch rotgans  [details]
English Brent gooseBrant goosebrantbarnacle goose  [details]
French bernachle cravant  [details]
German Ringelgans  [details]
Hebrew ברנטה  [details]
Italian oca colombaccio  [details]
Japanese コクガン  [details]
Lithuanian paprastoji berniklė  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Δαχτυλιδόχηνα  [details]
Norwegian ringgås  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål ringgås  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk ringgås  [details]
Polish bernikla obrożna  [details]
Russian черная казарка  [details]
Scottish Gaelic cadhan  [details]
Slovenian grivasta gos  [details]
Spanish barnacla carinegra  [details]
Swedish prutgås  [details]
Turkish yosun kazıyosun kazi  [details]
Ukrainian Чорна казарка Казарка чорнагусак Брента  [details]
Welsh gwydd ddu  [details]
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