Brent Goose
Branta bernicla

– small goose, not much larger than Common Eider
– diurnal (sometimes nocturnal) migrant
– migrates in small to large flocks in formation

BIF612_MPU_I1Q6769_140224_dbbrent-3_nl_vlieland
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
BIF0612, 24/02/2014, Vlieland, Netherlands, Mathias Putze
BIF613_MPU_I1Q6772_140224_dbbrent-5_nl_vlieland
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
BIF0613, 24/02/2014, Vlieland, Netherlands, Mathias Putze
BIF614_MPU_I1Q6294_140223_dbbrent-13_nl_groningen
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
BIF0614, 23/02/2014, Groningen, Netherlands, Mathias Putze
BIF615_MPU_I1Q6297_140223_dbbrent-14_nl_groningen
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
BIF0615, 23/02/2014, Groningen, Netherlands, Mathias Putze
BIF616_MPU_I1Q6289_140223_dbbrent-3_nl_groningen
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
BIF0616, 23/02/2014, Groningen, Netherlands, Mathias Putze
BIF617_MPU_I1Q6285_140223_dbbrent-10_pbbrent-3_nl_groningen
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
Pale-bellied Brent Goose
Branta bernicla hrota
BIF0617, 23/02/2014, Groningen, Netherlands, Mathias Putze
BIF618_MPU_I1Q6271_140223_dbbrent-7_nl_groningen
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
BIF0618, 23/02/2014, Groningen, Netherlands, Mathias Putze
BIF619_MPU_I1Q5437_150613_dbbrent-3_rbgoo-1_d_north-sea
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis, 2CY
BIF0619, 13/06/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze
BIF620_MPU_I1Q5436_1150613_dbbrent-3_rbgoo-1_d_north-sea
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis, 2CY

BIF0620, 13/06/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze
BIF796_MPU_I1Q3323_130407_dbbrent-2_d_north-sea
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
BIF0620, 07/04/2013, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
BIF1673, 10/09/2015, North Sea, offshore, Roland Neumann
BIF621_MPU_I1Q5097_141105_dbbrent-FL_d_north-sea
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
BIF0620, 05/11/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF884-3_PFR07991-2_1-11_140223_dbbrent-17-pbbrent-3-FC_nl_den-oever_REF-S
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta b. bernicla
Pale-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla hrota

BIF0884, 23/02/2014, Den Oever, Netherlands, Patrick Franke

comparision species:
Canada Goose
Barnacle Goose

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