Branta bernicla


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Noun1.Branta bernicla - the best known variety of brant gooseBranta bernicla - the best known variety of brant goose
brant, brant goose, brent, brent goose - small dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
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2011), and Brant geese Branta bernicla avoiding areas in which they have recently experienced heavy disturbance until food resources in safer areas are depleted (Owens 1977).
Yn y gaeaf, fe fydd tua tair mil o wyddau duon (Branta bernicla; Brent goose) yn cyrraedd ac yn bwyta gwellt y gamlas (Zostera marina: Eel grass) sy'n tyfu yma.
crecca Black Brant 1952 1153 16 89 Branta bernicla Canada/Cackling 1485 882 13 82 Goose Branta spp.
America, the Pacific or black brant (Branta bernicla nigricans) found along the Pacific Coast, and the American or light-bellied brant (Branta bernicla hrota) found on the Eastern Seaboard.
Los grupos son: cinco grupos de productores primarios: Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, Rodhophyta, fanerogamas marinas y microfitobentos; ocho grupos de invertebrados: Echinodermata, Palinuridae, Galatheidae, Penaeidae, Haliotidae, otros crustaceos, invertebrados suprabentonicos (Amphipoda, Cumacea, Decapoda, Mysidacea) y zooplancton; cinco grupos de peces: Batoideos, Pleuronectiformes, Gerreidae, Serranidae y Sciaenidae, tres grupos de mamiferos marinos: ballena gris (Eschrichtius robustus), lobo marino (Zalophus californianus) y delfin comun (Tursiops truncatus), un grupo de tortuga marina: Chelonia mydas, un grupo de aves: Branta bernicla nigricans y uno de detritos.
Habitat use patterns of the Black Brant Branta bernicla nigricans (Anseriformes: Anatidae) in natural and artificial areas of Guerrero Negro, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Dark-bellied brent geese Branta bernicla bernicla, as recorded by satellite telemetry, do not minimize flight distance during spring migration.
A, J Blue mussels Mytilus edulis A, J Variable Bittium Bittium varium A, J, E Slipper limpet Crepidula convexa A, J, E Birds Brant goose Branta bernicla M Canada goose Branta canadensis M Greater scaup Aythya marila M Redhead duck Aythya americana M Great blue heron Ardea herodias A Great egret Casmerodius albus A Reptiles Kemp's ridley sea turtle Lepidochelys kempu A, J Loggerhead sea turtle Caretta caretta A, J Green sea turtle Chelonia mydas A, J
1987) and resulted in the extinction of the eelgrass limpet (Lottia alveus alveus) (Carlton 1993), a 75 to 90 percent decline in dark-bellied brent geese (Branta bernicla bernicla), and as much as a 90 percent decline in Atlantic brant (B.