Black Brant

Branta bernicla nigricans

Very scarce visitor, but annual in recent years.

BOU Name
Black Brant
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Black Brant 07 Dec 2019 West Mersea Sean Nixon 1
Black Brant 06 Nov 2019 Naze, The Sean Nixon 1 Along foreshore below tower
Black Brant 21 Feb 2019 Goldhanger Alan Shearring 1 typical male
Black Brant 02 Feb 2019 West Mersea Stephen Entwistle 1
Black Brant 12 Jan 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 Feeding with many hundreds of Brents in fields to the east of Walton Channel
Black Brant 04 Jan 2019 West Mersea Stephen Entwistle 1 End of seaview ave between sea & fields by sewage works. (Andrew thompson)
Black Brant 18 Dec 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 south with Brent (presumed to feed at Holland Haven)
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