|The Brent Goose can be found in the Wader Shore, Slimbridge|
|Breeding Habitat - Arctic Coast|
|Arctic Russia, Siberia, Northern Greenland, Arctic Canada and North America.|
|Winter Habitat or Migration Area|
|Winters in Southern and Eastern England, Ireland, Northumberland and Northern europe.|
550mm to 660mm (22" to 26")
Appearance - Drake
The head, upper breast and neck are Black with a White collar round the neck and a short Black bill. The body is dark Grey/Brown with White flanks and a White under tail on a Black tail. The legs and feet are Black.
Appearance - Duck
Similar to the male except slightly smaller.
A coastal bird seen in tidal estuaries and slightly inland agricultural land.
Eel Grass, Seaweed, Sea Lettuce. Will also feed on Grass and Cereals further inland.
Bowl shaped lined with grass and down in an elevated position.
Quantity: 3 to 5.
Colour: Creamy White.
|Slimbridge Wildfowl A - B|
|African Black Duck (Anas Sparsa)|
|African Pygmy Goose (Nettapus Auritus)|
|American Black Duck (Anas Rubripes)|
|American Flamingo (Phoenicopterus Ruber)|
|American Wigeon (Anas Americana)|
|American Wood Duck (Aix Sponsa)|
|Andean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus Andinus)|
|Andean Goose (Chloephaga Melanoptera)|
|Argentinian Ruddy Duck (Oxyura Vittata)|
|Australian Shelduck (Tadorna Tadornoides)|
|Australian Shoveler (Anas Rhynchotis)|
|Australian Wood Duck (Chenonetta Jubata)|
|Baer's Pochard (Aythya Baeri)|
|Baikal Teal (Anas Formosa)|
|Bar-Headed Goose (Anser Indicus)|
|Barnacle Goose (Branta Leucopsis)|
|Bewick's Swan (Cygnus Columbianus Bewickii)|
|Black-Bellied Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna Autumnalis)|
|Black-Necked Swan (Cygnus Melancoryphus)|
|Black Swan (Cygnus Atratus)|
|Blue-Winged Goose (Cyanochen Cyanoptera)|
|Blue-Winged Teal (Anas Discors)|
|Brazilian Teal (Amazonetta Brasiliensis)|
|Brent Goose (Branta Bernicla)|
|Bronze Winged Duck (Speculanas Specularis)|
|Wildfowl (Listed Alphabetically)|
|A-B | C-F | G-L | M-R | S-Z|
The Brent Goose, also known as the Brant Goose, is a member of the Branta genus.
There are three types of sub-species of Brent Goose, the Dark-bellied, the Pale-bellied and the Black Brent Goose.
The Brent Goose flies in loose flocks along the coast rather than tight skeins like Grey Geese.
|Hear the Brent Goose's Call:-|