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Black Brant

Bernache du Pacifique (nigricans)

Branta nigricans nigricans


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Black Brant is a sub-species or race of the Brant family. This very black goose is the darkest of all the races. It nests in Northern Alaska and spends its winters along the coastlines of the lower states bordering the Pacific Ocean.

Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Black Brant

B L W W W Family Latin Name
25" 63.5cm 42" 106.7cm 3.1lb. 1.4kg Anatidae Branta nigricans nigricans
  • Summer
  • Year Around
  • Winter
Black



References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society


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