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Cackling Goose

Branta hutchinsii (Richardson, 1832)

The Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) is a North American bird of the genus Branta of black geese, which contains species with largely black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey Anser species. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Branta

Scientific:
  Branta hutchinsii

Citation:
  (Richardson, 1832)

Reference:
  FaunaBor.-Am.[Swainson&Richardson] 2(1831) p.470

Protonym:
  Anser Hutchinsii

Avibase ID:
  60214D4970BA4158

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/60214D49

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 714068

Geographic range:

  • Branta hutchinsii hutchinsii: breeds north central arctic Canada; winters in the south central United States (New Mexico to Louisiana, rarely east to New York) and northeastern Mexico
  • Branta hutchinsii taverneri: Central Alaska to Mackenzie River delta; winters to Mexico
  • Branta hutchinsii [leucopareia or asiatica]: Locally in Aleutians and Semdi Is., Alaska (formerly bred from Kuril Is. and Commander Is. east to near Kodiak I.); winters Oregon, California
  • Branta hutchinsii minima: breeds coastal western Alaska; winters primarily in California
English:
Cackling Goose
German:
Zwergkanadagans
Danish:
Dværgcanadagås
Spanish:
Barnacla canadiense chica
Finnish:
pikkukanadanhanhi
French:
Bernache de Hutchins
Icelandic:
Alaskagæs
Italian:
Oca canadese di Hutchins
Japanese:
shijuukaragan
Japanese:
シジュウカラガン
Dutch:
Kleine Canadese Gans
Norwegian:
Polargås
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Polargås
Polish:
bernikla północna
Portuguese:
Ganso-da-tundra
Russian:
Малая канадская казарка
Slovak:
bernikla tundrová
Swedish:
dvärgkanadagås
Chinese:
短嘴黑雁


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Bernache de Hutchins ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Cackling Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Tundra Goose ( Branta hutchinsii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Branta hutchinsii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Branta hutchinsii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Branta [canadensis or hutchinsii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Oca de Hutchins
Danish: Dværgcanadagås, Lys Dværgcanadagås
German: Dunkle Kanadagans, Hutschins Zwergkanadagans, Zwergkanadagans
English: Baffin Canada goose, Cackling Goose, canada goose, Hutchin's Goose, Hutchins's Goose, Lesser Canada Goose, Richardson Canada goose, Tundra Goose
English (IOC): Cackling Goose
Spanish: Barnacla canadiense chica, Barnacla de Hutchins
Spanish (Spain): Barnacla Canadiense Chica
Spanish (HBW): Barnacla canadiense chica
Spanish (Mexico): Ganso Canadiense Menor
Estonian: eskimo lagle
Finnish: pikkukanadanhanhi
Faroese: Kákgás
French: Bernache de Hutchins
Croatian: Mala kanadska guska
Hungarian: alaszkai lúd
Icelandic: Alaskagæs
Italian: Oca canadese di Hutchins, Oca canadese minore, Oca della tundra
Japanese: Kanadagan, shijuugaragan, shijuukaragan
Japanese: カナダガン, シジュウカラガン, シジュウガラガン
Korean: 캐나다기러기
Scientific: Anser Hutchinsii, Branta canadensis hutchinsii, Branta hutchinsii, Branta hutchinsii hutchinsii
Lithuanian: Šiaurine kanadine bernikle, Šiaurinė kanadinė berniklė
Latvian: Bafina zoss
Dutch: Hutchins' Canadese Gans, Kleine Canadese Gans, Richardson canada gans
Norwegian Nynorsk: Polargås
Norwegian: Polargås
Polish: Bernikla mała, bernikla pólnocna, bernikla północna
Portuguese: Ganso-da-tundra
Portuguese (Portugal): Ganso-palrador
Russian: Казарка малая канадская, Малая канадская казарка
Slovak: bernikla tundrová
Serbian: Mala kanadska guska
Swedish: Dvärgkanadagås
Turkish: Gıdaklayan Kaz
Chinese: 加拿大雁, 小美洲黑雁, 短嘴黑雁
Chinese (Traditional): 小加拿大雁

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