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Branta hutchinsii  (Richardson, 1832)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 714068

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Anser hutchinsii Richardson, 1832
 
  Common Name(s): Cackling Goose [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderAnseriformes  – Ducks, Geese, Screamers, Swans, Waterfowl, canards, cygnes, oies, sauvagine  
                            FamilyAnatidae  – Ducks, Geese, Swans, canards, cygnes, oies  
                               SubfamilyAnserinae   
                                  GenusBranta Scopoli, 1769 – Brent Geese  
                                     SpeciesBranta hutchinsii (Richardson, 1832) – Cackling Goose  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Branta hutchinsii asiatica Aldrich, 1946  
                                        Subspecies Branta hutchinsii hutchinsii (Richardson, 1832)  
                                        Subspecies Branta hutchinsii leucopareia (Brandt, 1836)  
                                        Subspecies Branta hutchinsii minima Ridgway, 1885  
                                        Subspecies Branta hutchinsii taverneri Delacour, 1951  
       

 References
       
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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2006), website (version Jul-2006)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,041 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-47), maintained at http://www.aou.org/   
  Reference for: Branta hutchinsii, Cackling Goose [English]   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.12.10, website (version 10-Dec-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Branta hutchinsii   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): American Ornithologists' Union  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Forty-fifth supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American birds   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Auk, vol. 121, no. 3   
  Page(s): 985-995   
  Publisher:    
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0004-8038   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Branta hutchinsii   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Branta hutchinsii, Cackling Goose [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    North America  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: AOU (2004) notes, "Formerly treated as part of B. canadensis but separated on the basis of studies listed in Notes under that species. The distribution of this smallbodied form includes that of the subspecies B. c. hutchinsii, asiatica, leucopareia, taverneri, and minima as recognized by Delacour (1956)"  
 

 

   

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