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The size of the population of the Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis) has grown considerably over the past decades, leading to the species causing increasing human-wildlife conflicts, particularly in relation to agricultural damage and air safety. The black-and-white barnacle goose flies here for the 'warmer' winter from Greenland and Svalbard. This epic journey was once a mystery to people, who thought it hatched from the goose barnacle at sea! The barnacle goose mainly winters on the Atlantic coasts of Scotland and Ireland, but in summer it travels north to the Arctic and breeds on its many islands. The fact that the goose was never seen to breed gave rise to the myth that it spontaneously generated from barnacles. Svensk översättning av 'barnacle goose' - engelskt-svenskt lexikon med många fler översättningar från engelska till svenska gratis online.

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Inlägg om Barnacle Goose skrivna av storstadsnatur. och natur i Stockholm / Nature and animals in Stockholm. Tagged with Barnacle Goose  Vitkindad gås (Barnacle Goose). Vitkindad gås heter Branta leucopsis på latin.

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Nest parasitism in the barnacle goose: evidence from protein fingerprinting and microsatellites · Sofia Anderholm | · Rupert C. Marshall | · Henk P. van der Jeugd | 

Getty Images erbjuder exklusiva royaltyfria analoga rights-ready och premium HD- och 4K-videor av högsta kvalitet. For English speakers the word “barnacle” originally only referred to this particular goose, only becoming associated with the crustaceans that attach themselves to ships at a later date. In medieval and earlier times some believed that Barnacle Geese were born from the crustaceans called barnacles, thus linking the name between the two.

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The Barnacle Goose Management Scheme (BGMS) in Scotland, UK recommends fertilising farmland adjacent to reserves containing wintering groups of this species at times when geese are present (e.g. autumn or winter) and grazing stock (sheep or cattle) are absent (Cope et al. 2003).

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LC. Scientific Name: Branta leucopsis. Length/size: 58-71cm. Diet: Leaves, Seeds & Aquatic Plants.

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Photos · Sounds  Many translated example sentences containing "barnacle goose" – Swedish-English dictionary and search engine for Swedish translations. Images of Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis hybrids – a photo documentation of some crosses with different Anser species. Research output: Contribution to  Barnacle goose is a medium-sized goose, 55–70 cm (22–28 in) long,[3] with a wingspan of 130–145 cm (51–57 in) and a body mass of 1.21–2.23 kg (2.7–4.9 lb). It has a white face and black head, neck, and upper breast. Its belly is white. Beställ din canvastavla online, välj bland hundratals motiv. Motivet anpassas och trycks efter din beställning.
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Barnacle Goose. Several old gunners on the coast of Massachusetts and Maine, who were Englishmen by birth, assured me that they had killed Bernacles there, and that these birds brought a higher price in the markets than the Common Brant Geese. The barnacle goose was first classified taxonomically by Johann Matthäus Bechstein in 1803. Its specific epithet is from the Ancient Greek leuko-"white", and opsis "faced"..
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Habitat: Goose barnacles normally live offshore attached to objects in the water, often in colonies numbering thousands. Food: Plankton Special features: The 

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