Red-breasted Goose

Branta ruficollis


Vagrant, the true status of which is blurred by frequent escapes from captivity.



BOU Name
Red-breasted Goose
Data Required
Description.
Status
BBRC (7, 3, 10) 
Category
Red-breasted Goose at Abberton Reservoir on 11 Jul 2012 (© Sean Nixon, Canon)
Red-breasted Goose at Abberton Reservoir on 11 Jul 2012 (© Sean Nixon, Canon)

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Red-breasted Goose 09 Jul 2016 Naze, The Martin Richards 1 with a few Barnacles
Red-breasted Goose 14 May 2016 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 first for a while; with 4 barnacles on Walton Hall Marshes then flew to Horsey Island
Red-breasted Goose 04 Feb 2016 Deal Hall, Dengie David Low 1 Called consistently,throughout day:very vocal at times, I believe this bird is male. I owned a pair of RBG's in a my Wildfowl collection for 3 years & the male would very typically call like this bird
Red-breasted Goose 13 Jan 2016 Deal Hall, Dengie David Low 1 Considered to have been an adult, heard firstly coming in with 50 Brent over head before landing & photographed sent to County Recorder, highly mobile & scared off by military firing on close by Foulness Island not seen after 14:30 Record photo on my Twitter feed
Red-breasted Goose 12 Sep 2015 Abberton Reservoir Steve Collins 2 in Hide Bay, feeding on south side
Red-breasted Goose 10 Sep 2015 Abberton Reservoir Peter Triston 2 From Hide bay hide
Red-breasted Goose 08 Sep 2015 Abberton Reservoir David Hale 2 Island hide.
Red-breasted Goose 31 Jul 2015 Abberton Reservoir Antony Braun 2 LBC
Red-breasted Goose 06 Jul 2015 Abberton Reservoir Karl Kennedy 2 lbc still showing
Red-breasted Goose 06 Jul 2015 Abberton Reservoir Mark Gregory 2 along with swan goose and mallard-red-crested pochard Layer Breton Causeway
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