Matthews, T, V, G, Atkinson-Willes, G. L, Matthews, T, Atkinson-Willes, G. L & V, G / August 1960 – vol. 53, issue 8–357 the use of extracts from the British literature to obtain historical estimates of the numbers of the Darkbreasted and Pale-breasted Brent Geese (Branta bernicla bernicla and hrotd). Salomonsen (1958) stated that "the number of Dark-breasted Brents wintering in Europe in the latter half of the 19th century must have amounted to about 216,000 birds. The total population, including both Pale- and Dark... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.