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Brent Goose

Brent Goose (Bernicla brenta), an Arctic goose visiting the maritime counties of Britain, especially on the east and south coasts, in the winter. The adult male bird is about 21 inches long, the female a little smaller. Plumage of head and neck black, with a small patch of white on each side of neck; back brownish black, upper and under tail-coverts white; upper part of breast black, rest of under surface slate-grey, legs and feet black. It is much esteemed for the table.