Barnacle Goose

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Colouring Black neck and chest, white lower
Voice Harsh short bark
Feeds on Grass, clover and similar
Flight Strong and quick
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Barnacle Goose
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Localised
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Branta leucopsis
Category Wildfowl
StdName Barnacle Goose
Vital Statistics
Length 22.8 to 27.6 ins
Weight 53.1 to 70.8 ozs
Wingspan 52.0 to 57.1 ins
Lifespan 1 to 18 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States

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