Waterfowl Identification

These are sea geese, the blacks wintering south to Baja, California, in the Pacific. The Atlantic race winters from Virginia northward. Flight is swift, in irregular and changing flock patterns.
Image comparing black brant and brant/UISFWS

Length: 24 - 25"
Weight: 3 1/4 - 3 3/4 lbs.


 Distribution Map

Last Updated: November 14, 2018