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Barnacle Goose
Branta leucopsis (Bechstein, 1803)
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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Branta

Scientific:
  Branta leucopsis

Citation:
  (Bechstein, 1803)

Reference:
  Orn.Tasch.Deutschland 2 p.424

Protonym:
  Anas leucopsis

Avibase ID:
  3163ED86A508BB83

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3163ED86

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175014

Geographic range:

  • Branta leucopsis: Greenland to Novaya Zemlya; winters to n Mediterranean
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Barnacle Goose
Czech:
  berneška bělolící
German:
  Weißwangengans
Danish:
  Bramgås
Spanish:
  Barnacla Cariblanca
Finnish:
  valkoposkihanhi
French:
  Bernache nonnette
Icelandic:
  Helsingi
Italian:
  Oca facciabianca
Japanese:
  kaojirogan
Japanese:
  カオジロガン
Dutch:
  Brandgans
Norwegian:
  Hvitkinngås
Polish:
  bernikla białolica
Portuguese:
  Ganso-de-faces-brancas
Russian:
  Белощекая казарка
Slovak:
  bernikľa bielolíca
Swedish:
  vitkindad gås
Chinese:
  白颊黑雁


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Bernache nonnette ( Branta leucopsis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Bernache nonnette ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 1st edition:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 4th edition:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 6th edition:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements, version 2015:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements, version 2016:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Clements, version 2017:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
eBird version 1.50:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
eBird version 1.52:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
eBird version 1.53:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
eBird version 1.54:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
eBird version 1.55:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
eBird version 2015:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
eBird version 2016:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
eBird version 2017:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
James Lee Peters:
    Branta leucopsis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Branta leucopsis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Branta leucopsis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Branta leucopsis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Branta leucopsis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Asturian: Gansu Face Cande, Gansu Monxu
Belarusian: Белашчокая казарка, Казарка белашчокая
Bulgarian: Белобуза гъска
Breton: Ar garreli dremm wenn
Catalan: Oca de galta blanca, Oca galtablanca
Catalan (Balears): Oca galtablanca
Czech: Berneška belolící, Berneška bělolící, berneška bìlolící
Welsh: Gŵydd gwyrain, Gŵydd wyran, Gŵydd y môr
Danish: Bramgås
German: Nonnengans, Weißwangengans, Weiβwangengans
English: Barnacle Goose
Esperanto: Blankvanga ansero
Spanish: Barnacla Cariblanca, Barnacla de Cara Blanca
Spanish (Spain): Barnacla Cariblanca
Estonian: Valgepõsk-lagle
Basque: Branta musuzuria, Oca de galta blanca
Persian: غاز گونه‌سفید
Finnish: Valkoposkihanhi
Faroese: Bramgás, Brandgás
French: Bernache nonnette
Irish: Gé Ghiúrainn
Gaelic: Cathan
Galician: Ganso de cara branca, Oca de galta blanca
Manx: Guiy ny Twoaie
Hebrew: ברנטה לבנת־לחיים
Croatian: Sjevernomorska guska
Hungarian: Apácalúd
Icelandic: Helsingi
Italian: Oca dalla faccia bianca, Oca facciabianca
Inuktitut: Nerlernarnaq
Japanese: kaojirogan
Japanese: カオジロガン
Kazakh: Ақбет қарашақаз
Cornish: Morwoth
Latin: Anas leucopsis, Branta leucopsis
Luxembourgish: Nonnegäns
Lithuanian: Baltaskruoste bernikle, Baltaskruostė berniklė
Latvian: Baltvaigu zoss
Dutch: Brandgans
Norwegian: Grønlandsgås, Hvitkinngås
Polish: bernikla bialolica, Bernikla białolica
Portuguese: ganso de faces brancas, Ganso-de-faces-brancas, Ganso-marisco
Portuguese (Portugal): Ganso-marisco
Romansh: Auca mungia
Romanian: Gâsca călugăriță
Russian: Beloschokaya Kazarka, Белощекая казарка, Белощёкая казарка, Казарка белощекая
Sindhi: ٱب ځ وً ٴٍٕى ي
Northern Sami: Gierdocuonji
Slovak: bernikla bielolíca, bernikľa bielolíca
Slovenian: belolicna gos, belolična gos
Serbian: Belolika guska, Белолика гуска
Swedish: Vitkindad gås
Turkish: ak yanaklı kaz, ak yanakly kaz, Akyanaklı Kaz, Ak-yanaklı Kaz
Ukrainian: Білощока казарка, Казарка білощока
Chinese: 白颊黑雁
Chinese (Traditional): 白頰黑雁

 

         

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