830. Branta nigricans

830. BLACK BRANT.
BRANTA NIGRICANS.
Branta nigricans (Lawr.), Ann. Lyc. N. Y. iv. p. 171, pl. xii. (1846) ; (Seebohm), 13. Jap. Emp. p. 240 ; Salvadori, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxvii. p. 123 ; Ridgway, p. 118.
Male ad. (N. America). Differs from B. bernicla in having a conspicuous white collar meeting in front and interrupted only behind, the upper part almost uniform sooty brown, and the abdomen almost as black as the breast. Culmen 1.30. wing 13.10. tail 3.7, tarsus 2.30 inch.
Hab. Western North America from the high north in summer to Lower California in winter ; east coasts of Asia from Kam¬chatka, south in winter to Japan. In general habits and nidification the present species does not differ from Branta bernicla.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
830. Branta nigricans
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
830
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
595
Common name: 
Black Brant
M_ID: 
308
M_SN: 
Branta bernicla nigricans
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
10019

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