Smaller than a Canada goose, these migratory dark geese are regular punctual sights on the east coast of Vancouver Island.
Start of spring.
How to find
Parksville Qualicum Beach has their annual Brant Wildlife Festival in March/April as the geese return to the waterfront. Mostly found along the coast in open water as opposed to inland locations.
You can find the Brant on the Central Vancouver Island and South Fraser Bird Trails.