Daily Rants

Spotted me a new goose, a Brant …

Spotted me a new goose at the Bayside Marina. I’ve been seeing them lately mixed in with the Canadian Geese. I only see one or a few at a time. It’s called a Brant, and these guys are from the Arctic tundra, coming to us to winter. How cool is that …

Brant Map.jpg

 

An abundant small goose of the ocean shores, the Brant breeds in the high Arctic tundra and winters along both coasts. The Brant along the Atlantic have light gray bellies, while those off the Pacific Coast have black bellies and were at one time considered a separate species.2018.1010.127

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