Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Anseriformes > Family Anatidae > Genus Branta

Branta canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Anas Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BrantaScopoli, 1769accepted genus name

Species group names

Anas canadensis Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): Kanadagås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: Canadagås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: grote Canadese gans sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: Canada goose sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Canada Goose sources: Charles Hussey
 German: Kanadagans sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Καναδική χήνα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): ברנטה sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: oca del Canada sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: Kanadinė berniklė sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: Kanadagås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: kanadagås sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 123
 Norwegian Nynorsk: kanadagås sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 123
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): Kanadagås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: bernikla kanadyjska sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: канадская казарка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: Kanadska gos sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: barnacla Canadiense sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: Kanadagås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: Kanada kazı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Казарка канадська; Канадська казарка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: gwydd Canada

Literature

basis of record

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

basis of record

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

basis of record

Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p.

basis of record

ITIS database

basis of record

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

basis of record

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

basis of record

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

basis of record

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

additional source

Worthy, T. (2009). Aves (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Branta canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159176

Drs Cees Roselaar. Branta canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96482

Image

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, fresh

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/A 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation and in the geographical sea and land area where this Directive applies, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, according to Annex II/A of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-27 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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