IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
An abundant small goose of the ocean shores, the Brant breeds in the high Arctic tundra and winters along both coasts. The Brant along the Atlantic have light gray bellies, while those off the Pacific Coast have black bellies and were at one time considered a separate species.
Unsafe Haven: Teshekpuk Lake, Alaska. Story and photos in Living Bird magazine.
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