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Brant (goose)

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The brant, also known as the brent goose (Branta bernicla) is a species of goose of the genus Branta. [1]

50 relations: Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds, Alaska, American Ornithological Society, Asia, Atlantic Ocean, Barnacle, Barnacle goose, Black brant, Branta, Brent System, British Birds Rarities Committee, California, Canada, Carl Linnaeus, Carrying capacity, Cereal, County Kerry, Crustacean, Denmark, Dutch Birding, Estuary, Europe, Franz Josef Land, Genus, George Newbold Lawrence, Georgia (U.S. state), Gerald of Wales, Goose, Greenland, Ireland, Jersey, John Gerard, Maine, Melville Island (Northwest Territories and Nunavut), North America, Old Norse, Otto Friedrich Müller, Poaceae, Puget Sound, Sea lettuce, Seaweed, Siberia, Species, Svalbard, The Auk, Tundra, William Turner (naturalist), Zostera, Zostera marina, 10th edition of Systema Naturae.

Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds

The Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds, or African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) is an independent international treaty developed under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme's Convention on Migratory Species.

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Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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American Ornithological Society

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is an ornithological organization based in the United States.

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Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.

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A barnacle is a type of arthropod constituting the infraclass Cirripedia in the subphylum Crustacea, and is hence related to crabs and lobsters.

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Barnacle goose

The barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis) belongs to the genus Branta of black geese, which contains species with largely black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey Anser species.

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Black brant

The black brant or Pacific brent goose (Branta bernicla nigricans) is a subspecies of the brant goose that breeds in Alaska and winters in Baja California.

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The black geese of the genus Branta are waterfowl belonging to the true geese and swans subfamily Anserinae.

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Brent System

The Brent System pipeline transports oil from the North Sea oilfields via Cormorant Alpha to the Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland, Scotland.

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British Birds Rarities Committee

The British Birds Rarities Committee (BBRC), established in 1959, is the national bird rarities committee for Britain.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Carrying capacity

The carrying capacity of a biological species in an environment is the maximum population size of the species that the environment can sustain indefinitely, given the food, habitat, water, and other necessities available in the environment.

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A cereal is any edible components of the grain (botanically, a type of fruit called a caryopsis) of cultivated grass, composed of the endosperm, germ, and bran.

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County Kerry

County Kerry (Contae Chiarraí) is a county in Ireland.

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Crustaceans (Crustacea) form a large, diverse arthropod taxon which includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.

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Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Dutch Birding

Dutch Birding is an ornithological magazine published by the Dutch Birding Association.

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An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Franz Josef Land

Franz Josef Land, Franz Joseph Land or Francis Joseph's Land (r) is a Russian archipelago, inhabited only by military personnel, located in the Arctic Ocean, Barents Sea and Kara Sea, constituting the northernmost part of Arkhangelsk Oblast.

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A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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George Newbold Lawrence

George Newbold Lawrence (October 20, 1806 – January 17, 1895) was an American businessman and amateur ornithologist.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.

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Gerald of Wales

Gerald of Wales (Giraldus Cambrensis; Gerallt Gymro; Gerald de Barri) was a Cambro-Norman archdeacon of Brecon and historian.

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Geese are waterfowl of the family Anatidae.

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Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat,; Grønland) is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Jersey (Jèrriais: Jèrri), officially the Bailiwick of Jersey (Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France.

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John Gerard

John Gerard (also John Gerarde, c. 1545–1612) was an English botanist with a large herbal garden in London.

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Maine is a U.S. state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Melville Island (Northwest Territories and Nunavut)

Melville Island is an uninhabited island of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago with an area of.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Old Norse

Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.

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Otto Friedrich Müller

Otto Friedrich Müller, also Mueller (2 November 1730 – 26 December 1784) was a Danish naturalist.

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Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.

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Puget Sound

Puget Sound is a sound along the northwestern coast of the U.S. state of Washington, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, and part of the Salish Sea.

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Sea lettuce

The sea lettuces comprise the genus Ulva, a group of edible green algae that is widely distributed along the coasts of the world's oceans.

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Seaweed or macroalgae refers to several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae.

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Siberia (a) is an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definition is also known as North Asia.

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In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Svalbard (prior to 1925 known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen, still the name of its largest island) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean.

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The Auk

The Auk: Ornithological Advances is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal and the official publication of the American Ornithological Society (AOS).

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In physical geography, tundra is a type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.

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William Turner (naturalist)

William Turner MA (1509/10 – 13 July 1568) was an English divine and reformer, a physician and a natural historian.

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Zostera is a small genus of widely distributed seagrasses, commonly called marine eelgrass or simply eelgrass.

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Zostera marina

Zostera marina is a species of seagrass known by the common names common eelgrass and seawrack.

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10th edition of Systema Naturae

The 10th edition of Systema Naturae is a book written by Carl Linnaeus and published in two volumes in 1758 and 1759, which marks the starting point of zoological nomenclature.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brant_(goose)

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