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Brant Goose [nigricans or orientalis]

Branta bernicla [nigricans or orientalis] (= Branta bernicla nigricans) (Lawrence, GN 1846)

The brant or brent goose is a small goose of the genus Branta. There are three subspecies, all of which winter along temperate-zone sea-coasts and breed on the high-Arctic tundra. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
   Branta
Scientific:
  Branta bernicla nigricans


Original description

Citation:
  (Lawrence, GN 1846)

Reference:
   Ann. Lyc. Nat. Hist. New York 4 p.171 pl.12

Protonym:
  Anser nigricans

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3370007


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8C09000A8C04C4C4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8C09000A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8C09000A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 714723

Geographic range:

  • Branta bernicla [nigricans or orientalis]: breeds northeastern Siberia, western and northern Alaska, and northwestern Canada; winters from from Japan to Korea and northeastern China, and from Alaska to northwestern Mexico
English:
Brant Goose [nigricans or orientalis]
Catalan:
Oca de collar (nigricans)
Czech:
berneška tmavá (ssp. nigricans)
Danish:
Knortegås, Sortbuget (ssp. nigricans)
German:
Ringelgans (Pazifische)
Spanish:
Barnacla Carinegra (nigricans)
Spanish (Spain):
Barnacla carinegra (nigricans)
Finnish:
sepelhanhi (nigricans)
French:
Bernache cravant [nigricans ou orientalis]
Hungarian:
Fekete örvös lúd
Icelandic:
Margæs (nigricans)
Japanese (romaji):
kokugan (nigricans/orientalis)
Japanese:
コクガン(nigricans)
Lithuanian:
Paprastoji berniklė (nigricans)
Dutch:
Rotgans (Zwarte)
Norwegian:
ringgås (nigricans)
Polish:
bernikla obrożna (nigricans)
Russian:
Чёрная казарка (Американская)
Slovak:
bernikla čierna (skup.)
Serbian:
Grivasta guska (nigricans)
Swedish:
prutgås (nigricans)
Chinese:
黑雁(黑腹)
Chinese (Traditional):
黑雁(黑腹)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brant Goose [nigricans or orientalis] ( Branta bernicla [nigricans or orientalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black Brant ( Branta nigricans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Brant (Black) ( Branta bernicla nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Branta bernicla nigricans [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Branta bernicla

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Asturian: Gansu caraprietu (nigricans)
Bulgarian: Американска черна гъска, Черна гъска (ssp. nigricans)
Breton: Garreli du
Catalan: Oca de collar (nigricans)
Czech: berneška tmavá (ssp. nigricans), Berneška tmavá kanadská
Chuvash: Америка хура хурĕ, хура хырăмлă хура хур
Welsh: Gŵydd ddu Siberia
Danish: Knortegås, Sortbuget (ssp. nigricans), Sortbuget Knortegås
German: Lawrence Ringelgans, Pazifische Ringelgans, Ringelgans (Pazifische), Schwarzbäuchige Ringelgans
Greek: Δαχτυλιδόχηνα (nigricans), Μαυρή δαχτυλιδόχηvα
English: Black Brant, Brant (Black), Brant Goose [nigricans or orientalis], Lawrence brant goose
English (United Kingdom): Brent Goose (Black)
English, HBW: Brent Goose (Black)
English (IOC): Brant Goose (Black)
English (United States): Brant (Black)
Esperanto: Nigra berniklo, Nigra branto
Spanish: Barnacla Carinegra (nigricans), Barnacla de Lawrence, Barnacla negra, Ganso de Collar (nigricans/orientalis)
Spanish (Spain): Barnacla carinegra (nigricans), Barnacla Carinegra (nigricans/orientalis)
Spanish (HBW): Brant (Black)
Spanish (Mexico): Ganso de Collar (nigricans), Ganso de Collar (nigricans/orientalis)
Estonian: kirde-mustlagle
Basque: Branta musubeltza (nigricans)
Persian: غاز گردن‌ سیاه (nigricans)
Finnish: Mustasepelhanhi, sepelhanhi (nigricans)
French: Bernache cravant (noire), Bernache cravant [nigricans ou orientalis], Bernache cravant à ventre pâle, Bernache cravant de Lawrence, Bernache du Pacifique, Bernache noire
Frisian: Swarte rotgoes
Irish: Cadhan dubh
Galician: Ganso de cara negra (nigricans), Ganso de cara negra do Pacífico
Hebrew: ברנטה כהה (שחורה)
Croatian: Tamna grivasta guska
Hungarian: Fekete örvös lúd
Icelandic: Margæs (nigricans), Vestræn margæs
Italian: Oca colombaccio di Lawrence
Japanese (romaji): Koku-gan, kokugan (nigricans/orientalis)
Japanese: コクガン (nigricans), コクガン (nigricans/orientalis), コクガン(nigricans)
Kazakh: Америка қарашақазы
Korean: 흑기러기 (nigricans)
Kirghiz: Америка дудук казы
Scientific: Anser nigricans, Branta bernicla [nigricans or orientalis], Branta bernicla nigricans, Branta bernicla nigricans/orientalis, Branta nigricans, Branta nigricans nigricans
Lithuanian: Juodoji berniklė, Paprastoji berniklė (nigricans)
Latvian: Melnā zoss
Dutch: Rotgans (Zwarte), Zwarte Rotgans
Norwegian: Ringgås (nigricans), ringgås (nigricans/orientalis), Ringgås, underarten nigricans
Polish: bernikla czarna, bernikla obrożna (nigricans)
Portuguese: Ganso-de-faces-negras, Ganso-de-faces-pretas-boreal
Portuguese (Portugal): ganso-de-faces-pretas (nigricans), Ganso-negro
Rhaeto-Romance: Auca dal Pacific
Romanian: Gâscă neagră cu pântece negru
Russian: Американская казарка, Казарка американская, Казарка черная тихоокеанская, Тихоокеанская черная казарка, Тихоокеанская чёрная казарка, Чёрная казарка (Американская)
Slovak: bernikla čierna, bernikla čierna (skup.)
Slovenian: Črna grivasta gos, Grivasta gos (nigricans)
Serbian: Grivasta guska (nigricans), Tamna grivasta guska
Swedish: prutgås (nigricans), prutgås (nigricans/orientalis), Svartbukig prutgås
Turkish: kara karınlı yosun kazı, Kara-karınlı Yosun Kazı, Yosun Kazı (nigricans), Yosun Kazı (nigricans/orientalis)
Tatar: Тын океан кара казаркасы
Ukrainian: Казарка (чорна) неоарктична
Chinese: 黑雁(黑腹)
Chinese (Traditional): 黑雁(黑腹)

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