Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis

Fairly common but localised feral population. Has bred as a feral bird since the late 1980s, with a large population now established on the Humber (most nesting in Yorkshire). Wild birds are scarce but erratic winter visitors, mainly to the coast.

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