Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Anseriformes > Family: Anatidae > Genus: Branta > Species: Branta bernicla > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Branta bernicla bernicla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Branta bernicla hrota (Müller, 1776) Cramp, S. & Simmons, K.E.L. (1977)

Brent Goose - Branta bernicla (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 3 other international agreements
Natura 2000 species code A046

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE2210401 Germany Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer und angrenzendes Küstenmeer Map
DE2213401 Germany Wangerland Map
DE2323401 Germany Unterelbe bis Wedel Map
DE2408401 Germany Westermarsch Map
DE2508401 Germany Krummhörn Map
DE2609401 Germany Emsmarsch von Leer bis Emden Map
DE2709401 Germany Rheiderland Map
DE3513401 Germany Alfsee Map
EE0040001 Estonia Väinamere Map
EE0040201 Estonia Nõva-Osmussaare Map
EE0040434 Estonia Kura kurgu Map
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
ES0000143 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel y Ría de Ajo Map
ES0000243 Spain Txingudi Map
ES1300007 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel Map
ES2120018 Spain Txingudi-Bidasoa Map
ES6150003 Spain Estero de Domingo Rubio Map
ES6150006 Spain Marismas del Río Piedras y Flecha del Rompido Map
FR2310044 France Estuaire et marais de la Basse Seine Map
FR2510048 France Baie du Mont Saint Michel Map
FR3110039 France Platier d'Oye Map
FR3110085 France Cap Gris-Nez Map
FR5210008 France Lac de Grand Lieu Map
FR5210090 France Marais salants de Guérande, traicts du Croisic, dunes de Pen Bron Map
FR5310011 France Côte de Granit Rose-Sept Iles Map
FR5310050 France Baie de Saint-Brieuc - Est Map
FR5310052 France Iles de la Colombière, de la Nellière et des Haches Map
FR5310057 France Archipel de Glénan Map
FR5310070 France Tregor Goëlo Map
FR5310073 France Baie de Morlaix Map
FR5310074 France Baie de Vilaine Map
FR5310086 France Golfe du Morbihan Map
FR5310092 France Rivière de Pénerf Map
FR5310093 France Baie de Quiberon Map
FR5310094 France Rade de Lorient Map
FR5310095 France Cap d'Erquy-Cap Fréhel Map
FR5410012 France Anse du Fier d'Ars en Ré Map
FR5410013 France Anse de Fouras, baie d'Yves, marais de Rochefort Map
FR5410028 France Marais de Brouage, Ile d'Oléron Map
FR5410100 France Marais poitevin Map
FR5412012 France Bonne Anse, marais de Bréjat et de Saint Augustin Map
FR5412020 France Marais et estuaire de la Seudre, île d'Oléron Map
FR5412025 France Estuaire et basse vallée de la Charente Map
FR7210030 France Côte médocaine : dunes boisées et dépression humides Map
FR7210065 France Marais du Nord Médoc Map
FR8310079 France Val d'Allier Bourbonnais Map
IE0000077 Ireland Ballymacoda (Clonpriest and Pillmore) SAC Map
IE0000138 Ireland Durnesh Lough SAC Map
IE0000147 Ireland Horn Head and Rinclevan SAC Map
IE0000197 Ireland West of Ardara/Maas Road SAC Map
IE0000199 Ireland Baldoyle Bay SAC Map
IE0000204 Ireland Lambay Island SAC Map
IE0000205 Ireland Malahide Estuary SAC Map
IE0000206 Ireland North Dublin Bay SAC Map
IE0000208 Ireland Rogerstown Estuary SAC Map
IE0000210 Ireland South Dublin Bay SAC Map
IE0000268 Ireland Galway Bay Complex SAC Map
IE0000332 Ireland Akeragh, Banna and Barrow Harbour SAC Map
IE0000343 Ireland Castlemaine Harbour SAC Map
IE0000455 Ireland Dundalk Bay SAC Map
IE0000458 Ireland Killala Bay/Moy Estuary SAC Map
IE0000470 Ireland Mullet/Blacksod Bay Complex SAC Map
IE0000472 Ireland Broadhaven Bay SAC Map
IE0000622 Ireland Ballysadare Bay SAC Map
IE0000627 Ireland Cummeen Strand/Drumcliff Bay (Sligo Bay) SAC Map
IE0000696 Ireland Ballyteige Burrow SAC Map
IE0000697 Ireland Bannow Bay SAC Map
IE0000709 Ireland Tacumshin Lake SAC Map
IE0000781 Ireland Slaney River Valley SAC Map
IE0001090 Ireland Ballyness Bay SAC Map
IE0001190 Ireland Sheephaven SAC Map
IE0001309 Ireland Omey Island Machair SAC Map
IE0001482 Ireland Clew Bay Complex SAC Map
IE0001680 Ireland Streedagh Point Dunes SAC Map
IE0001957 Ireland Boyne Coast and Estuary SAC Map
IE0002012 Ireland North Inishowen Coast SAC Map
IE0002070 Ireland Tralee Bay and Magharees Peninsula, West to Cloghane SAC Map
IE0002159 Ireland Mulroy Bay SAC Map
IE0002165 Ireland Lower River Shannon SAC Map
IE0002249 Ireland The Murrough Wetlands SAC Map
IE0002287 Ireland Lough Swilly SAC Map
IE0002306 Ireland Carlingford Shore SAC Map
IE0004004 Ireland Inishkea Islands SPA Map
IE0004006 Ireland North Bull Island SPA Map
IE0004013 Ireland Drumcliff Bay SPA Map
IE0004015 Ireland Rogerstown Estuary SPA Map
IE0004016 Ireland Baldoyle Bay SPA Map
IE0004020 Ireland Ballyteigue Burrow SPA Map
IE0004023 Ireland Ballymacoda Bay SPA Map
IE0004024 Ireland Sandymount Strand/Tolka Estuary SPA Map
IE0004025 Ireland Broadmeadow/Swords Estuary SPA Map
IE0004026 Ireland Dundalk Bay SPA Map
IE0004027 Ireland Tramore Back Strand SPA Map
IE0004028 Ireland Blackwater Estuary SPA Map
IE0004029 Ireland Castlemaine Harbour SPA Map
IE0004031 Ireland Inner Galway Bay SPA Map
IE0004032 Ireland Dungarvan Harbour SPA Map
IE0004033 Ireland Bannow Bay SPA Map
IE0004034 Ireland Trawbreaga Bay SPA Map
IE0004035 Ireland Cummeen Strand SPA Map
IE0004036 Ireland Killala Bay/Moy Estuary SPA Map
IE0004069 Ireland Lambay Island SPA Map
IE0004075 Ireland Lough Swilly SPA Map
IE0004076 Ireland Wexford Harbour and Slobs SPA Map
IE0004077 Ireland River Shannon and River Fergus Estuaries SPA Map
IE0004078 Ireland Carlingford Lough SPA Map
IE0004080 Ireland Boyne Estuary SPA Map
IE0004087 Ireland Lough Foyle SPA Map
IE0004092 Ireland Tacumshin Lake SPA Map
IE0004122 Ireland Skerries Islands SPA Map
IE0004129 Ireland Ballysadare Bay SPA Map
NL1000021 Netherlands Krammer-Volkerak Map
NL3009016 Netherlands Oosterschelde Map
NL4000021 Netherlands Grevelingen Map
NL9801001 Netherlands Waddenzee Map
NL9802025 Netherlands Veerse Meer Map
NL9902010 Netherlands Zoommeer Map
SE0340100 Sweden Västergarns utholme Map
SE0410040 Sweden Utklippan Map
SE0410041 Sweden Torhamn-Hästholmen Map
SE0410050 Sweden Gräsör m fl öar Map
SE0410051 Sweden Abramsäng Map
SE0410052 Sweden Majö Map
SE0410053 Sweden Kristianopels skärgård Map
UK9003051 United Kingdom Gruinart Flats, Islay Map
UK9006011 United Kingdom Lindisfarne Map
UK9006111 United Kingdom Humber Estuary Map
UK9008021 United Kingdom The Wash Map
UK9009031 United Kingdom North Norfolk Coast Map
UK9009121 United Kingdom Stour and Orwell Estuaries Map
UK9009131 United Kingdom Hamford Water Map
UK9009171 United Kingdom Benfleet and Southend Marshes Map
UK9009242 United Kingdom Dengie (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 1) Map
UK9009243 United Kingdom Colne Estuary (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 2) Map
UK9009244 United Kingdom Crouch and Roach Estuaries (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 3) Map
UK9009245 United Kingdom Blackwater Estuary (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 4) Map
UK9009246 United Kingdom Foulness (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 5) Map
UK9009261 United Kingdom Deben Estuary Map
UK9010081 United Kingdom Exe Estuary Map
UK9010091 United Kingdom Chesil Beach and The Fleet Map
UK9011011 United Kingdom Chichester and Langstone Harbours Map
UK9011051 United Kingdom Portsmouth Harbour Map
UK9011061 United Kingdom Solent and Southampton Water Map
UK9012011 United Kingdom The Swale Map
UK9012031 United Kingdom Medway Estuary and Marshes Map
UK9012041 United Kingdom Pagham Harbour Map
UK9020031 United Kingdom Lough Foyle Map
UK9020042 United Kingdom Larne Lough Map
UK9020111 United Kingdom Strangford Lough Map
UK9020161 United Kingdom Carlingford Lough Map
FR5312003 France Baie de Goulven Map
UK9020271 United Kingdom Outer Ards Map
FR5212004 France Marais de l'Erdre Map
DE0916491 Germany Ramsar-Gebiet S-H Wattenmeer und angrenzende Küstengebiete Map
FR5212007 France Marais du Mès, baie et dunes de Pont-Mahé, étang du Pont de Fer, île Dumet Map
FR5212009 France Marais Breton, baie de Bourgneuf, île de Noirmoutier et forêt de Monts Map
FR2512003 France Havre de la Sienne Map
FR5312005 France Rivières de Pont-l'Abbé et de l'Odet Map
GR1110007 Greece DELTA EVROU KAI DYTIKOS VRACHIONAS Map
UK9020221 United Kingdom Killough Bay Map
DE4342452 Germany Elbaue und Teichgebiete bei Torgau Map
DE4740451 Germany Rückhaltebecken Stöhna Map
DE2416431 Germany Butjadingen Map
DE4340451 Germany Vereinigte Mulde Map
DE4941451 Germany Eschefelder Teiche Map
DE2507301 Germany Hund und Paapsand Map
DE2514431 Germany Marschen am Jadebusen Map
DE4439452 Germany Agrarraum und Bergbaufolgelandschaft bei Delitzsch Map
DE2309431 Germany Ostfriesische Seemarsch zwischen Norden und Esens Map
DE4648452 Germany Teiche bei Zschorna Map
BG0002045 Bulgaria Kompleks Kamchia Map
FR5312010 France Dunes et côtes de Trévignon Map
FR5212014 France Estuaire de la Loire - Baie de Bourgneuf Map
FR5212013 France Mor Braz Map
FR5412026 France Pertuis charentais - Rochebonne Map
IE0004151 Ireland Donegal Bay SPA Map
IE0004158 Ireland River Nanny Estuary and Shore SPA Map
IE0004186 Ireland The Murrough SPA Map
FR7212018 France Bassin d'Arcachon et banc d'Arguin Map
FR3112006 France Bancs des Flandres Map
IE0004188 Ireland Tralee Bay Complex SPA Map
NL9802021 Netherlands Grevelingen Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Birds not included in Appendix II) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) (Migratory species of Anatidae) http://www.cms.int/
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds. Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (AEWA) http://www.migratoryspecies....ent/about-cms-family

http://www.unep-aewa.org/en/legalinstrument/aewa

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Barnacla Carinegra Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Bernache cravant French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Berneška tmavá Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Brent Goose English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ganso-de-faces-negras Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Oca colombaccio Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Örvös lúd Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Prutgås Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ringelgans German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rotgans Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sepelhanhi Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EURing code:01680 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Population distribution from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

14 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Bulgaria 0/2 (individuals) 1996-2002 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Denmark 7500/8200 (individuals) 1999-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Denmark Arctic 100/300 (pairs) 1985 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Denmark - Greenland 100/150 (pairs) 1995-2000 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
France 80000/115000 (individuals) 1998-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Germany 600/4500 (individuals) 1994-1999 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ireland 11163/13950 (individuals) 1994-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Netherlands 39000/39000 (individuals) 1999-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Norway Arctic 1000/1000 (pairs) 1982-1986 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Poland 0/10 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Romania 0/4 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Russian Federation 400/600 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Russian Federation 10/100 (pairs) - Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
United Kingdom 101000/101000 (individuals) 1994-1999 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Source: BirdLife International

Population trends from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

14 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Bulgaria 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Denmark 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Denmark Arctic 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Denmark - Greenland 1990-2000 Breeding Fluctuating Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
France 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing between 30% to 49% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Germany 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing between 30% to 49% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ireland 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 20% to 29% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Netherlands 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing : 32 % Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Norway Arctic 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Poland 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Romania 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Russian Federation 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Russian Federation 1970-1990 Breeding Fluctuating with changes of at least 20%, but no clear trend Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
United Kingdom 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing : 12 % Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Source: BirdLife International

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

23 items found, displaying all items.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-12-10 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files Alsace
2015-12-10 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files Lorraine
2015-12-10 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files PACA
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Auvergne
2015-11-17 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2014 part 1 BD_derogations2014_RVO_NL_part1.xml
2015-10-09 Czech Republic Report according to Art. 9.3 of the Birds Directive - CZ 2014 Report according to Art. 9.3 of the Birds Directive - CZ 2014
2015-09-30 Poland National Report on Derogation under the Birds Directive 2014 birds_directive_2014
2015-09-17 France France rapport art 9 directive oiseaux 79/409/CEE année 2012 NORD_PAS_DE_CALAIS_birds_habides_export.xml
2015-04-24 Malta Birds Derogation Report - Malta - 2014 MALTA-Habides_Export_Birds-2014
2015-04-16 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2013 NL_BD2013.xml
2014-10-29 Poland National Report on Derogations under the Birds and Habitats Directives Habitats and Birds Derogations Report
2014-10-22 Belgium derogations Belgium BD 2013 20141009_habides_export_BE_BD_2013_final_uploaded_version.xml
2014-10-20 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2012 Derogations Bird Directieve NL 2012
2013-09-19 Denmark 2012 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive questionnaire_habides.xml
2013-09-13 Netherlands BD Derogations 2011 OLD Bird Directive Derogations 2011
2013-02-12 Denmark 2011 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive questionnaire_habides.xml
2012-10-29 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogation under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2011 Dept. of Env., Northern Ireland
2012-10-29 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogation under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2011 Natural England
2012-02-26 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2010 Derogations BD Netherlands 2010
2011-11-10 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogation under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2010 DOENI contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 UK Report
2011-07-01 Denmark Denmarks Report on Derogations under the Birds Directive for 2010 questionnaire_habides.xml
2010-12-09 Belgium Derogations Belgium 2007-2008 derogations2007_VL.xml
2010-11-23 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogations under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2009 NE contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 UK Report

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

22 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Zeeland 2014-11-25 2039-11-25 No information available Killing The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Zeeland 2014-11-25 2039-11-25 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Poland 2014-06-01 2015-05-31 It is not possible to determine the number of individuals Capture (ringing) None
Malta 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Zuid-Holland 2013-04-01 2018-04-01 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Zeeland 2013-04-01 2018-04-01 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Noord-Brabant 2013-04-01 2018-04-01 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Lubuskie 2013-02-19 2015-12-31 Number of individuals impossible to define for disturbance. Deliberate disturbance, scaring away no impact on Populations.
Friesland (NL) 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing None
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Capture Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Transport Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Killing Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance, scaring away Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Releasing Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Deliberate taking of eggs and destruction, damage to and removal of nests Negligible
Denmark 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 There is no predetermined limitation in the granted licences Killing There is no impact on the population
Friesland (NL) 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance, scaring away No information available
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-09-01 2011-05-01 No restriction is placed on the total numbers that can be taken under this licence because it is recognised that the resources required to undertake the operation will limit the maximum catch in anyone season Capture (ringing) Only light bellied brent geese taken this licence.
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-09-01 2011-05-01 No restriction is placed on the total numbers that can be taken under this licence because it is recognised that the resources required to undertake the operation will limit the maximum catch in anyone season Capture /hunting with nets Only light bellied brent geese taken this licence.
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-09-01 2012-05-01 No upper limit has been set for this licence Capture NI Brent peak population is ~35000 impact= nil
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-09-01 2012-05-01 No upper limit has been set for this licence Capture (ringing) NI Brent peak population is ~35000 impact= nil
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