Branta leucopsis

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Related to Branta leucopsis: barnacle goose
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Noun1.Branta leucopsis - European goose smaller than the brantBranta leucopsis - European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far north
goose - web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
Branta, genus Branta - wild geese
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However, both grain densities and hunting intensities in Denmark are comparable to the Norwegian situation, and inter-specific competition may be even more pronounced in Denmark with increasing numbers of greylag geese and barnacle geese Branta leucopsis overlapping in autumn distribution and habitat use (Madsen 2001; J.
The occurrence and performance of leucistic barnacle geese, Branta leucopsis.
On Kolguev Island, a small increase has occurred, perhaps in response to increases in numbers of Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis, the eggs and chicks of which constitute the principal prey in summer (Ganter et al.
Lack of competition between barnacle geese Branta leucopsis and pink-footed geese Anser brachyrhynchus during the pre-breeding period in Svalbard.
Behaviour and physiology of Svalbard barnacle geese Branta leucopsis during their autumn migration.
The heart-shaped shell, or "capitulum", is a chalky-white in colour and has black lines, which were thought to resemble the head of the barnacle goose Branta leucopsis.
Number of processed samples and influenza A virus prevalence in waterfowl (Anatidae) sampled at Ottenby Bird Observatory, 2002-2005 Common name Scientific name Spring Fall Mute swan Cygnus olor 9 Greylag goose Anser anser 2 1 Barnacle goose Branta leucopsis 6 Brent goose B.