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Alternate name
Branta bernicla Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
60 cm                  Length
Coastal, estuaries, tundra, grassland Habitat
3 - 5 eggs. Incubated jy female in about 25 days Clutch
Seaweeds, eelgrass, grasses Food   Diet
383 World Number

Least Concern                        


Photo by Arthur Grosset (c) all rights reserved

Video by manolodorecho (c) all rights reserved

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Embedded file Brant calls in flight
(Branta bernicla bernicla)
Stuart Fisher XC24934
29-01-2005, United Kingdom

Brant calls from a flock of 40 on migration
(Branta bernicla)
Niels Krabbe XC25910
04-10-1989, Denmark

view photos Photo November 9, 2008 by monteverde2000

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

SP Brant c by monteverde2000.

Brant in Newport, RI (c) all rights reserved

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