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Pale-bellied Brant

Branta hrota (Müller, OF, 1776)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Lars Lachmann 2017-01-24 Malahide, Fingal, County Dublin, Dublin (Ireland) (0 m) call, flight call -

ssp. hrota, calls of 7 birds feeding in shallow water at close distance, calls getting more agitated almost like in display fashion, then 3 birds flying off and giving calls in flight, after that other 4 birds flying off

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

352831
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Stein Ø. Nilsen 2014-06-03 Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard (Norway) (50 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

181189
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Stein Ø. Nilsen 2018-05-28 Adventdalsdeltaet, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Svalbard (Norway) (0 m) call -

Micbooster EM-172, birds on open sea.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

420152
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Stein Ø. Nilsen 2017-05-28 Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Svalbard (Norway) (20 m) call, contact sounds -

Birds feeding on tundra vegetation just after arrival to high arctic, together in flocks of Pink-footed and Barnacle geese. Zoom H5 and Telinga Pro-x 3.5mm PIP

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

395838
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Niels Krabbe 2016-10-09 Mandø, Nationalpark Vadehavet (near Ribe), Esbjerg Municipality, Region Syddanmark, Ribe (Denmark) (0 m) call -

Group of about 30 on shallow water calling, some calls during minor squirmishes amongst themselves. Mixed with about 100 Wigeons, but I don't hear any of them calling. Filtered below 200 Hz and amplified. Recorded with mike Sennheisser ME67 and digital recorder Olympus LS-100.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

337579
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Stein Ø. Nilsen 2018-05-29 Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Svalbard (Norway) (0 m) call, song -

Zoom F4 Telinga MKII Stereo. Birds on sea.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

428390
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla Martin St-Michel 2015-05-16 Les Escoumins, La Haute-Côte-Nord, Québec, Côte-Nord: La Haute-Côte-Nord (Canada) (0 m) flight call -

Habitat: rocky coastline, mud flats.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295511
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Dan Lane 2015-05-12 Highlands, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Monmouth (United States) (0 m) call -

Calls from a group of about 40 individuals as they foraged in shallow salt pool on bay side of base of peninsula.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

241875
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Harry Hussey 2020-01-24 Ireland, Cork, County Cork, Cork (Ireland) (0 m) adult, call, female, juvenile, male -

Calls from a small flock of around 50 High Arctic Pale-bellied Brent Geese in flight and feeding in a grass field. Adults and 1st-winters were both present.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

522309
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Dan Lane 2015-05-12 Highlands, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Monmouth (United States) (0 m) call -

Calls from a group of about 40 individuals (same as in XC241875) as they foraged in shallow salt pool on bay side of base of peninsula.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

241876
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Anthony McGeehan 2014-11-16 Ards (near Newtownards), Ards, Northern Ireland, Ards (United Kingdom) (20 m) call -

Calls from well over 1,000 Pale-bellied Brent Geese feeding along mudflats being uncovered by a receding tide.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

202722
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Dylan Pedro 2016-03-26 East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, Providence (United States) (0 m) Flock vocalizations, call -

Recorded with Canon EOS Rebel T3i Built-in mic, then amplified with Audacity. Habitat: Brackish (leaning towards saltwater) bay area, with rocky shorelines. Heavily developed in some areas. Behavior: Large, loose flock of ~300 Brant feeding and vocalizing, some flying northward out of sight. Plumage: Pale-bellied subspecies. Conditions: Calm, mild (~50F), partly cloudy March day.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

309311
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla Martin St-Michel 2015-05-16 Les Escoumins, La Haute-Côte-Nord, Québec, Côte-Nord: La Haute-Côte-Nord (Canada) (0 m) flight call -

Habitat: rocky coastline, mud flats.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295512
xeno-canto.org
Brant (Atlantic) - Branta bernicla hrota Thomas H. Davis 1979-10-22 JAMAICA BAY WILDLIFE REFUGE; QUEENS CO., Queens, New York, United States, Queens (United States)   -   11678
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla hrota Daniel Parker 2015-05-26 Relative's Yard, Briarcliff Manor, New York, United States (United States) (? m) flight call -

Flyover; poor recording as I could only catch the last of the flock; totally unexpected!

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

246114
xeno-canto.org
Brant - Branta bernicla David Brown NFC Station 2017-05-22 Residential Montoursville, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, Lycoming (United States)   - 1:51AM 61064471
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Atlantic) - Branta bernicla hrota Luis Mendes 2017-02-02 Colt SP, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, Bristol (United States)   -   47673411
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Atlantic) - Branta bernicla hrota Michael J. Andersen 2003-12-23 Point Lookout, Jones Inlet, Nassau, New York, United States, Nassau (United States)   -   30459
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant - Branta bernicla Dominic Garcia-Hall 2012-01-01 Home, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, Hudson (United States)   -   130447181
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant - Branta bernicla Luis Mendes 2018-02-15 Colt SP, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, Bristol (United States)   -   86247871
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant - Branta bernicla Paul Driver 8-11-2009 Brigantine National Wildlife Refuge, NJ, Atlantic (United States) (0 m) alarm call (no score) -   70564
xeno-canto.org
Brant (Atlantic) - Branta bernicla hrota Nick Tepper 2019-12-08 Marine Park, New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, Bristol (United States)   -   192162171
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Atlantic) - Branta bernicla hrota Thomas H. Davis 1979-10-22 JAMAICA BAY WILDLIFE REFUGE; QUEENS CO., Queens, New York, United States, Queens (United States)   -   11677
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Atlantic) - Branta bernicla hrota Darryl Dahmer 1968-06-18 Bathurst Island, Nunavut, Canada, Nunavut (Canada)   -   57553
macaulaylibrary.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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