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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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.