For the purposes of our bird news services, this species is classed as Local: generally fairly regular or common species that a 'county lister' or a birding beginner might be interested in going to see. (Note that rarity levels are currently applied nationally and may not reflect local variations in abundance.)
Most recent UK and Irish reports of Pale-bellied Brent Goose
Ten Pale (Light)-bellied Brent Geese fitted with satellite transmitters are on their way back from Arctic Canada to Ireland for the winter. Find out more about the project and what has happened to the birds. read on
The 'Branta' geese form an extremely attractive group of birds, with most interest in recent years focussed on 'brent geese' and 'canada geese': the former for potential species 'splits' and the latter for the identification of vagrants amongst wild geese flocks in northwest Scotland and Ireland. log in
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