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Brant Goose

Branta bernicla

Description:

The Brant or Brent Goose (Branta bernicla) is a species of goose of the genus Branta.The Brant Goose is a small goose and with a short, stubby bill. It measures 55–66 cm (22–26 in) length, 106–121 cm (42–48 in) across the wings and weighs 0.88–2.2 kg (1.9–4.9 lb). The under-tail is pure white, and the tail black and very short (the shortest of any goose).

Habitat:

The Wadden Sea and Grasslands in Terschelling, Netherlands.


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Terschelling, Friesland, Netherlands

Lat: 53.40, Long: 5.38

Spotted on Apr 29, 2013
Submitted on Apr 29, 2013

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