Red-breasted Goose

Branta ruficollis - Bernache à cou roux

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Branta

  • Species
    :

    ruficollis

Descriptor

Pallas, 1769

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 56 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 116 à 135 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1058 à 1625 g
Longevity

15 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bernache à cou roux,
  • Barnacla Cuellirroja,
  • Ganso-de-peito-ruivo,
  • Rothalsgans,
  • Vörösnyakú lúd,
  • Roodhalsgans,
  • Oca collorosso,
  • Rödhalsad gås,
  • Rødhalsgås,
  • bernikla červenokrká,
  • berneška rudokrká,
  • Rødhalset Gås,
  • punakaulahanhi,
  • oca de coll roig,
  • Fagurgæs,
  • bernikla rdzawoszyja,
  • sarkankakla zoss,
  • rdečevrata gos,
  • Краснозобая казарка,
  • アオガン,
  • 红胸黑雁,
  • 紅胸黑雁,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Tundra, Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

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