Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Status at Longham Lakes

Rare visitor with 2 records.

1. 1 circled low over Longham Reservoir South on 30th December 2010 (Mark Andrews and David Taylor).
2. 1 (Dark-bellied) on Hampreston Fields with a Canada Goose flock, remarkably at the same time as a Barnacle Goose, 12th January 2011.
3. 9 briefly landed on the South Lake before flying off east on 13th January 2011 (George Green).
4. 9 flew in at midday on 16th November 2011 (Dave and Pat Harris).

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