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More about the Brant on the Internet

The following websites can help you learn more about the Brant species. These websites are maintained by other organizations, and when you click on the links below, you'll be visiting their websites, not ours.

Seasonal Frequency

You can use the following as a guide to when you can most easily expect to spot members of the Brant species on Prince Edward Island. This information comes from The Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island which retains and publishes records of bird sightings.

March 16 to May 31
(northerly migration)

Common, 10 - 49 birds per day
June 1 to August 15
(nesting season)

Rare, 1 - 5 birds per season
Fairly common, 1 - 9 birds per day
August 16 to December 14
(southerly migration)

Uncommon, 1 - 12 birds per fortnight
December 15 to March 15
Occasional, seen only 1 - 9 times per decade

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