Dark-bellied Brent Goose

Branta bernicla bernicla


Very common winter visitor and passage migrant.



BOU Name
Dark-bellied Brent Goose
Data Required
Counts of 250+. Assessment of numbers of juveniles as a percentage of flocks. Early and late dates. Comments on large numbers arriving early/departing late. All inland and inner Thames records
Status
Category

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Dark-bellied Brent Goose 27 Sep 2021 Holland Haven Steve Grimwade 595
Dark-bellied Brent Goose 26 Sep 2021 Naze, The Martin Richards 600 + groups of up to 70 birds all headed south
Dark-bellied Brent Goose 26 Sep 2021 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1325 1N in am, 1324S in 48 flocks from 1330-dark
Dark-bellied Brent Goose 24 Sep 2021 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB Steve Swinney 1
Dark-bellied Brent Goose 22 Sep 2021 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 7 Off cudmore Grove DU MC
Dark-bellied Brent Goose 19 Sep 2021 TM1132 Matt Turner 25
Dark-bellied Brent Goose 18 Sep 2021 Tilbury Paul Larkin 3 Up river
Dark-bellied Brent Goose 18 Sep 2021 Naze, The Martin Richards 100 + mainly heading south in groups of 5 - 30 birds
Dark-bellied Brent Goose 18 Sep 2021 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 553 good early push, flock sizes generally increasing as the day wore on
Dark-bellied Brent Goose 17 Sep 2021 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 2 With pale-bellied brent SE,
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