🐸 Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis) 📷 Photo by @birdnerd_
Despite its superficial similarity to the Brant Goose, genetic analysis has shown it is an eastern derivative of the Cackling Goose lineage.
Size: Up to 70 cm
Range: Barnacle geese breed mainly on the Arctic islands of the North Atlantic 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
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