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The Red-breasted goose (Branta ruficollis) belongs to the family Anatidae under the order Anseriformes.

Red-breasted goose taxonomy

The Anatidae is the family of ducks, geese and swans. The family Anatidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Anatidae comprises seven subfamilies, including Anserinae. The subfamily Anserinae includes the genus Branta.

The genus Branta was first described by Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (3 June 1723 – 8 May 1788), an Italian physician and naturalist, in the year 1769.

The genus Branta comprises six species, including Branta ruficollis. The species Branta ruficollis was first described by Peter Simon Pallas FRS FRSE (22 September 1741 – 8 September 1811), a Prussian zoologist and botanist, in the year 1769.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Branta ruficollis
Species:B. ruficollis
Red-breasted goose - Branta ruficollis
1.Red-breasted goose - Branta ruficollis
Image by allen watkin

Branta ruficollis
2.Red-breasted goose - Branta ruficollis
Image by Arpingstone

Branta ruficollis
3.Red-breasted goose - Branta ruficollis
Image by Francis C. Franklin / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Branta ruficollis
4.Red-breasted goose - Branta ruficollis
Image by Frédéric BISSON

Branta ruficollis
5.Red-breasted goose - Branta ruficollis
Image by David Long

Branta ruficollis
6.Red-breasted goose - Branta ruficollis
Image by Tyler Brenot

Branta ruficollis
7.Red-breasted goose - Branta ruficollis
Image by Dick Daniels

Branta ruficollis
8.Red-breasted goose - Branta ruficollis
Image by Rufus46

Branta ruficollis
9.Red-breasted goose - Branta ruficollis
Image by Karoly Lorentey
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Author: allen watkin | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 7/27/18
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Author: Arpingstone | License: Public domain
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Author: Francis C. Franklin | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/27/18
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Author: Frédéric BISSON | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/27/18
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Author: David Long | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/27/18
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Author: Tyler Brenot | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/27/18
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Author: Dick Daniels | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/27/18
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Author: Rufus46 | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/27/18
9.Source: (cropped)
Author: Karoly Lorentey | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/27/18
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