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Doxey Marshes, Staffs
16/04/14
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Chew Valley Lake, Somerset
13/04/14
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Derbyhaven, IOM
06/04/14
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Caerlaverock WWT, Dumf & Gall
03/03/14
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Loch Gruinart RSPB, Islay, Argyll
01/03/14
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Ardnave, Islay, Argyll
02/03/14
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Loch Indaal, Islay, Argyll
21/02/14
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Snettisham RSPB, Norfolk
05/01/14
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Malin Head, Donegal
11/01/14
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Titchfield Haven NNR, Hants
23/11/13
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Cardurnock, Cumbria
06/11/13
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Anthorn, Cumbria
03/11/13
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Campfield Marsh RSPB, Cumbria
03/11/13
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Killard NR, Down
04/11/13
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Drift Reservoir, Cornwall
13/10/13
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Orgreave Lagoons, S Yorks
14/10/13
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Ramore Head, Antrim
09/10/13
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Fife Ness, Fife
01/10/13
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Longyearbyen, Norway
11/06/13
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Longyearbyen, Norway
11/06/13
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Isfjorden, Svalbard
10/06/13
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Isfjorden, Svalbard
10/06/13
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Hornsund, Svalbard
08/06/13
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Minsmere RSPB, Suffolk
28/04/13
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Filey Dams YWT, N Yorks
19/01/12

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Barnacle Goose breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Belgium
Denmark
Estonia
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Finland
Germany
Greenland
Iceland
Netherlands
Norway
Russia
Svalbard
Sweden

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Mon 04/11/13
WWT: Ringed goose makes record journey south
WWT Ringed goose makes record journey south
A Barnacle Goose from Svalbard has overshot its Scottish wintering grounds and turned up in Spain.  read on read on
Tue 15/10/13
Finnish Barnacle Goose population continues to grow
Finnish Barnacle Goose population continues to grow
Finland's autumn population of Barnacle Geese has tripled in the eastern gulf, research shows.  read on read on
Tue 27/12/11
Migratory birds don't train for migrations
Migratory birds don't train for migrations
Birds' muscles bulk up just in time for migration, a study concludes.  read on read on
Wed 04/05/11
WWT: Migrating geese to guide wind farm plans
WWT Migrating geese to guide wind farm plans
WWT hope five GPS-tagged Barnacle Geese will reveal the North Sea migration route of the species.  read on read on
Tue 17/08/10
WWT: Svalbard Polar Bears threaten a conservation success story
WWT Svalbard Polar Bears threaten a conservation success story
A recent expedition has confirmed the devastating impact that hungry Polar Bears have on breeding Barnacle Geese.  read on read on
Fri 25/05/07
New Speed Record Set
New Speed Record Set
Yet another speed record has been set after fitting Arctic-bound wild geese with satellite transmitters to track their spring migration.  read on read on
Thu 12/10/06
Secrets of Migration Revealed in a First for British Science
Secrets of Migration Revealed in a First for British Science
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust have successfully used satellite tracking to follow the migration of wild geese as they migrate from Britain to the High Arctic and back again.  read on read on
Tue 10/02/04 Webzine subscribers only
Winter Geese: Part 2 – The 'Branta' geese (Full Text)
Winter Geese
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 log in

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