Barnacle goose

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The Barnacle goose – Branta leucopsis is a small migratory black goose of the N Atlantic Arctic Region, it is of Type waterbird in the Family Anatidae and the Order Anseriformes. It migrates S to winter in the islands and coastal areas of NW Europe. The AWB Region is further to the S, and hence it is recorded only as Accidental in Morocco.

Type - waterbird - black goose - nests on mountain cliffs, 
Summer Habitat - coastal tundra cliffs, in Spitsbergen, Iceland, NE Greenland
Winter Habitat - coastal wetlands, lowlands, farmlands

Order:	Anseriformes
Family:	Anatidae
Genus:	Branta

Species - Branta leucopsis
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