Brent Goose Branta bernicla

Three subspecies occur. Dark-bellied, B. b. bernicla, is a very common winter visitor, while Pale-bellied, B. b. hrota, and Black Brant, B. b. nigricans, are very scarce winter visitors.

Please refer to these sub-species lower down in this list for full accounts of their status in the county.


About Us

We are the Lincolnshire Bird Club

Our aims are to encourage and further the interest in the birdlife of the historic County of Lincolnshire; to participate in organised fieldwork activities; to collect and publish information on bird movements, behaviour, distribution and populations; to encourage conservation of the wildlife of the County and to provide sound information on which conservation policies can be based.