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Black Brant

Branta nigricans (Lawrence, 1846)

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 - Branta bernicla nigricans Tayler Brooks 26-12-2009 Samish Island, Skagit Co., WA, Skagit (United States) (10 m) Call (A) - Intergrade 'Western High-Arctic Brant' (breeders from Melville Island) also present in flock. 41865
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla nigricans Steve Hampton 2021-03-25 Pt Hudson, Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington, Jefferson (United States) (0 m) call -

group of 225 birds feeding along shoreline

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

631976
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla nigricans Andrew Spencer 2013-06-11 Freshwater Lake, Barrow, North Slope Borough, Alaska, North Slope (United States) (10 m) call -

natural vocalizations; calls from a trio of birds flying overhead.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

149310
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla nigricans Andrew Spencer 2013-06-11 Ikroavik Lake, Barrow, North Slope Borough, Alaska, North Slope (United States) (10 m) call -

natural vocalizations; calls from a pair of birds flying overhead.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

149312
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla nigricans Manuel Grosselet 2020-01-28 Paredones, Ahome, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (0 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

522921
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla nigricans Steve Hampton 2021-03-25 Pt Hudson, Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington, Jefferson (United States) (0 m) call -

group of 225 birds feeding along shoreline

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

631977
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla nigricans Manuel Grosselet 2020-01-12 Paredones, Ahome, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (0 m) adult, call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

519620
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla Ian Cruickshank 2013-03-30 Island View Beach, Central Saanich, Vancouver Island, BC, Capital (Canada) (0 m) calls -

Recorded on a Marantz PMD661 recorder using a Sennheiser ME66 microphone.

playback-used:no

160099
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla Anon Torimi 2015-12-05 Kumozu River, Matsusaka-shi, Mie Prefecture, Mie (Japan) (0 m) call -

Suspected ID. Low voice heard from the direction of a forading flock (five birds). This sound was repeatedly heard, but was very weak. Uploaded for consideration.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294370
xeno-canto.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla nigricans Peter Stronach 2019-11-26 Great Britain, Highland Council, Scotland, Highland (United Kingdom) (20 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

Recording of a possible vagrant Grey-bellied Brant ssp nigricans amongst a flock of Pink-footed Geese in the Highlands of Scotland

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

508454
xeno-canto.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis Gerrit Vyn 2006-06-19 Colville River Delta: 5km NE Nuiqsut, North Slope, Alaska, United States, North Slope (United States)   -   132137
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis Gerrit Vyn 2006-06-17 Colville River Delta: 5km NE Nuiqsut, North Slope, Alaska, United States, North Slope (United States)   -   132120
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis Brian J. McCaffery 1991-08-25 Nunivak Island; Duchikthluk Bay, Bethel, Alaska, United States, Bethel (United States)   -   107983
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis Michael J. Andersen 2006-06-14 Colville River Delta: 5km NE Nuiqsut, North Slope, Alaska, United States, North Slope (United States)   -   131239
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla Anon Torimi 2015-12-05 Kumozu River, Matsusaka-shi, Mie Prefecture, Mie (Japan) (0 m) call -

Suspected ID. Marginally detected low sound when there was conflict within the flock (five birds). Uploaded for consideration. Same flock as in XC294370.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294371
xeno-canto.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis William W. H. Gunn 1982-06-09 Yukon-Kuskowkim Delta; Tutakoke River mouth, Kusilvak, Alaska, United States, Wade Hampton (United States)   -   135484
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis William W. H. Gunn 1962-05-23 Vancouver Island, Saratoga Beach, Near Oyster Bay, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia (Canada)   -   57557
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant Goose - Branta bernicla nigricans Jens Kirkeby 2017-06-11 Russkny Kushka Spit, Anadyrsky District, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Chukotka (Russian Federation) (10 m) call -

Flying over, followed by a Greater White-fronted Goose.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

382144
xeno-canto.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis Brian J. McCaffery 1991-08-25 Nunivak Island; Duchikthluk Bay, Bethel, Alaska, United States, Bethel (United States)   -   107981
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis Michael J. Andersen 2006-06-20 outer Colville River Delta: 20km NNW Nuiqsut, North Slope, Alaska, United States, North Slope (United States)   -   131276
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis Brian J. McCaffery 1991-08-25 Nunivak Island; Duchikthluk Bay, Bethel, Alaska, United States, Bethel (United States)   -   107982
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis William W. H. Gunn 1982-06-10 Yukon-Kuskowkim Delta; Tutakoke River mouth, Kusilvak, Alaska, United States, Wade Hampton (United States)   -   135495
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis Brian J. McCaffery 1991-08-25 Nunivak Island; Duchikthluk Bay, Bethel, Alaska, United States, Bethel (United States)   -   107984
macaulaylibrary.org
Brant (Black) - Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis William W. H. Gunn 1962-05-23 Vancouver Island, Saratoga Beach, Near Oyster Bay, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia (Canada)   -   57558
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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