Brant

Branta bernicla

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

BRAN

Code 6

BRABER

ITIS

HEAD

Brant Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black with a partial white neck ring.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Brant Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 56-66 cm (22-26 in)
  • Weight: 1809 g (63.84 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Gray
  • Underparts: Pale gray, with brown barring.
  • Upperparts: Brown-black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Brant Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Heavy direct flight with strong wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 109-122 cm (43-48 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White with black edge.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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