Branta ruficollis

Red-breasted Goose - A brightly coloured goose of Eurasia. Classified as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. In the wild most winter along the northwestern shores of the Black Sea in Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine. It is a rare vagrant to Great Britain. These two were photographed at a reserve in Staffordshire UK as part of a private collection.

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