WoRMS taxon details

Branta leucopsis (Bechstein, 1803)

159177  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159177)

marine, fresh
Distribution A casual of accidental visitor to northeast seaboard of North America.  
Distribution A casual of accidental visitor to northeast seaboard of North America. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Branta leucopsis (Bechstein, 1803). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159177 on 2018-03-24
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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 27" (69 cm) [details]

Distribution A casual of accidental visitor to northeast seaboard of North America. [details]

Reproduction Breeds in eastern Greenland and the north of Europe and winters from Ireland to Poland. [details]

Danish bramgås  [details]
Dutch brandgans  [details]
English barnacle goose  [details]
French bernache nonnette  [details]
German Weißwangengans  [details]
Hebrew ברנטה  [details]
Italian oca facciabianca  [details]
Lithuanian baltaskruostė berniklė  [details]
Norwegian hvitkinngås  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål hvitkinngås  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kvitkinngås  [details]
Polish bernikla białolica  [details]
Russian белощёкая казарка  [details]
Scottish Gaelic gé ghiúrainn  [details]
Slovenian belolična gos  [details]
Spanish barnacla cariblanca  [details]
Swedish vitkindad gås  [details]
Turkish akyanaklı kazakyanakli kaz  [details]
Ukrainian Казарка білощокаКазарка білощок  [details]
Welsh gwydd wyran  [details]