Scientific name: Branta leucopsis
The black-and-white barnacle goose flies here for the 'warmer' winter from Greenland and Svalbard. This epic journey was once a mystery to people, who thought it hatched from the goose barnacle at sea!
Average lifespan: 14 years
Classified in the UK as Amber under the Birds of Conservation Concern 4: the Red List for Birds (2015).