Pale-bellied brent geese

Bird of the Month February 2023: Brent Goose

February is a good month to see our smallest goose, the brent, or brant. This diminutive species is about the same size as a mallard and much smaller than its greylag and pink-footed cousins. In the winter, the UK and Ireland host two distinct subspecies, or races. These are split between a number of traditional […]

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