Brent–goose



any of several species of small, dark-colored geese of the genus Branta, especially B. bernicla, breeding in high northern latitudes and migrating south in the autumn.
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British Sea Birds Charles Dixon
British Sea Birds Charles Dixon
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British Sea Birds Charles Dixon

noun
a small goose, Branta bernicla, that has a dark grey plumage and short neck and occurs in most northern coastal regions Also called brent, (esp US and Canadian) brant
noun (pl) brants, brant
(US & Canadian) a small goose, Branta bernicla, that has a dark grey plumage and short neck and occurs in most northern coastal regions Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) brent goose
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a borough of NW Greater London. Pop: 267 800 (2003 est). Area: 44 sq km (17 sq miles)

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