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Brent Geese

Observed: 28th March 2012 By: Sara GarciaSara Garcia’s reputation in BirdsSara Garcia’s reputation in BirdsSara Garcia’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Over 100 Brent Geese

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

chrisbrooks's picture

ID Comment

The location and their appearance would suggest these are Pale-bellied Brent Geese (Branta bernicla subsp. hrota)

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Thanks for the ID suggestion!

Thanks for the ID suggestion!

Sara Garcia Hipolito

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Sligo

Agree Pale-bellied. Looks like a superb 'unknown' birding area. I bet there is an American wader there somewhere now!

Jamie from Briantspuddle

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It is a very great area for

It is a very great area for birds as well as other wildlife.
I'll take the suggestion made by yourself and Chris of Pale-bellied Brent. Thanks!

Sara Garcia Hipolito