Publication - Progress report

Goose management policy in Scotland: 2010 review

Published: 23 Feb 2011
Directorate:
Environment and Forestry Directorate
Part of:
Environment and climate change
ISBN:
9780755999798

Review of goose management policy in Scotland conducted in 2010.

304 page PDF

2.3 MB

304 page PDF

2.3 MB

Contents
Goose management policy in Scotland: 2010 review
Scientific names for goose species and populations in Scotland

304 page PDF

2.3 MB

Scientific names for goose species and populations in Scotland

Name used in text

Scientific name

Bar-headed Goose ( UK naturalised)

Anser indicus

Barnacle Goose (all UK populations)

Branta leucopsis

Bean Goose

Anser fabalis

Brent Goose

Branta bernicla

Canada Goose ( UK naturalised)

Branta canadensis*

Dark-bellied Brent Goose

Branta bernicla bernicla

East Atlantic Light-bellied Brent Goose

Branta bernicla hrota

European White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons albifrons

Greater White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons

Greenland Barnacle Goose

Branta leucopsis

Greenland White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons flavirostris

Greylag Goose (all UK populations)

Anser anser anser

Icelandic Greylag Goose

Anser anser anser

Icelandic Pink-footed Goose

Anser brachyrhynchus

Native Greylag Goose

Anser anser anser

Naturalised (re-established) Greylag Goose

Anser anser anser

Pink-footed Goose

Anser brachyrhynchus

Snow Goose ( UK naturalised)

Anser caerulescens

Svalbard Barnacle Goose

Branta leucopsis

Svalbard Light-bellied Brent Goose

Branta bernicla hrota

Taiga Bean Goose

Anser fabalis fabalis

Tundra Bean Goose

Anser fablis rossicus

West Atlantic Canadian Light-bellied Brent Goose

Branta bernicla hrota

White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons

* Introduced population derived from birds of races canadensis and maxima


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