Brent Goose Branta bernicla
Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes - 15th January 2006
Photo copyright Mike Wallen
Photo copyright Ashley Boelens
Found by Simon Nichols. The bird was still present the following day. A scarce bird in the county, and usually only staying a short time. To view a chart of Brent Goose sightings in Buckinghamshire click here.
Foxcote Reservoir - 4th December 2005
Photo copyright Tim Watts
This individual was at Foxcote reservoir for just one day. The species is a scarce and typically a short stayer in the county. It is seen most years in the county usually between November and February. To view a chart of Brent Goose sightings in Buckinghamshire click here.
dark-bellied Brent Geese were present at Little Marlow from 28th April and 9th May 1993.
Much of the time was spent grazing on the meadows beside the River Thames but they
were also seen on the gravel pit. This species is a scarce vagrant to the county and
is not recorded every year.
Photo kindly copyright Mike Wallen