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Barnacle Goose

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Barnacle Goose by ucumari. Alternate name
Branta leucopsis Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
58-70cm               Length
Coastline, tundra, grassland. Habitat
4-5 Clutch   Eggs
Vegetation, grasses Food   Diet
382 World No

Least Concern                          


view photos Photo by ucumari all rights reserved March 13, 2007

Video by IlmatsaluStaar all rights reserved

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 Embedded file Barnacle Goose Calls
(Branta leucopsis)
Patrik ?erg XC27166
09-10-2008, Sweden

Barnacle Goose Alarmcall
(Branta leucopsis)
Patrik ?erg XC27167
17-07-2007, Sweden

 Barnacle Goose calls
(Branta leucopsis)
Willem-Pier Vellinga XC27707
30-12-2008, Netherlands

Barnacle Goose calls
(Branta leucopsis)
Willem-Pier Vellinga XC27706
2-1-2009, Netherlands

Presumably melanistic Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis) at Haeska, Matsalu NR Estonia

Barnacle Geese by Dennis@Stromness.

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

view photos Photo by October 15, 2007 by Dennis@Stromness  all rights reserved
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