Brent Goose

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Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Chris Packham presents the brent goose. Brent Geese are our smallest wild geese and are unmistakable with their rather funereal colours, blackish heads and grey backs with a wisp of white on the neck. Strangford Lough in Northern Ireland is a very important wintering site for Brent Geese.

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2 minutes

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Fri 13 Dec 2013 05:58
BBC Radio 4 FM only

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

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