Species: Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 1/10/2013
County : BUCKS
Location : New Britain Township, Peace Valley Park
GPS Coordinates: 40.328573,-75.190843
Observer(s): Tom Johnson
Date of Submission: 1-13-2013
Submitted by: Tom Johnson
Written Description: Yes Photo: Yes Specimen: No Recording: Yes
Barnacle Goose — Green Lane Reservoir, Montgomery County; February 24-27, 2011. Photo by Martin Dellwo.
One fed with Canada Geese and a Greater White-fronted Goose. This species has become nearly annual in southeast Pennsylvania almost always found in flocks of Canada Geese. See Malosh and Pulcinella (2008) to review acceptance criteria established by PORC for this species.
Barnacle Goose – Green Lane Reservoir, Montgomery County. Photo by Martin Dellwo.