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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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderAnseriformes  – Ducks, Geese, Screamers, Swans, Waterfowl, canards, cygnes, oies, sauvagine  
                            FamilyAnatidae  – Ducks, Geese, Swans, canards, cygnes, oies  
                                  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  

  Reference for:    
  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   
  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   
  Reference for: Branta hutchinsii   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0004-8038   
  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  



  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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