The Migration Route of the Barnacle Goose (image) Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) Share Print E-Mail Caption It's a long trip each spring for the barnacle goose. It has to fly thousands of kilometres from temperate Europe to its breeding grounds in the Arctic, with only a few stop-overs along the route. Credit Thomas Lameris/NIOO-KNAW Usage Restrictions Only to be used in combination with the research described in this press release and with source. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.