Publication - 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.

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

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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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