Branta bernicla

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Synonyms for Branta bernicla

the best known variety of brant goose

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Pre-moult patterns of habitat use and moult site selection by Brent Geese Branta bernicla nigricans: individuals prospect for moult sites.
Based upon the bones found, the diet of the Native Americans included other animals, mainly the white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus; and also seals, Phoca vitulina; red foxes, Vulpes vulpes; raccoons, Procyon lotor; dogs, Canis lupus; squirrels, Sciurus carolinensis; ducks, Anatidae; and brant, Branta bernicla (Ritchie, 1969).
The primary foods of brant, Branta bernicla, a type of North American goose, have been known to be eelgrass, widgeon grass, Ruppia maritima, and sea lettuce.
Natal and breeding philopatry in a Black Brant, Branta bernicla nigricans, metapopulation.
Juvenile northern quahogs are eaten by many common predators, including various decapods and gastropods; starfish, Asterias forbesi; and such birds as brant, Branta bernicla.
Current status and recent dynamics of the Black Brant Branta bernicla breeding population.
Breeding production of dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla in relation to lemming cycles.