Canada goose Kanada lagle Branta canadensis
Barnacle goose Valgepõsk-lagle Branta leucopsis
Let us compare the size of the geese. While the body length of
The throat patch of
The migration of the Branta geese is noticeable throughout
Barnacle geese are the most numerous among the geese migrating through
The passing migrants nested in the tundras of
Small breeding colonies have appeared in the last decades on the islands in the Baltic, but this year also more than a hundred barnacle goose pairs bred in
Only some decades ago the barnacle geese stopped in
For foraging large open meadows and fields are suitable. They may be quite far from the overnight areas.
With their noisiness a passing goose flock catches an observer’s attention although it does not sound like the characteristic goose cackle..
Observations of barnacle geese in recent weeks : LINK
The albino barnacle goose is visible in the video too