brant goose


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Related to brant goose: brent goose, barnacle goose
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brant goose - small dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southwardbrant goose - small dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
goose - web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
Branta, genus Branta - wild geese
Branta bernicla, common brant goose - the best known variety of brant goose
Translations
barnacla carinegra
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East Bridgewater wildlife artist Randy Julius has won the 2011 Massachusetts Waterfowl Stamp competition again with a painting of a brant goose decoy carved by Joseph Lincoln of Hingham.
The "pale-bellied black goose" illustrated in Plate 4 is actually a pale-bellied brant goose.
Anthony (1997) noted that near a large brant goose colony, where Stickney (1991) had found that egg caching was common, arctic foxes generally stayed within their summer home range in winter.