- Goose Numbers Continue to Grow. // Dakota Country;Oct2012, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p48
The article discusses the Canadian goose population in the Dakotas. A history of the geese in North and South Dakota is presented, covering population increases, perceived extinction, and conservation efforts dating through the 20th century. Hunting policies related to the geese are also...
- Harvest Distribution and Derivation of Atlantic Flyway Canada Geese. Klimstra, Jon D.; Padding, Paul I. // Journal of Fish & Wildlife Management;Jun2012, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p43
Harvest management of Canada geese Branta canadensis is complicated by the fact that temperate- and subarctic-breeding geese occur in many of the same areas during fall and winter hunting seasons. These populations cannot readily be distinguished, thereby complicating efforts to estimate...
- Canada Goose Numbers Continue to Climb. Mitzel, Bill // Dakota Country;Feb/Mar2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p50
The article discusses the increasing population of Canadian geese in the Mississippi and Central flyways, and the effect that it is having on agricultural crops. The increase has caused some hunters to question the daily limit of three geese, as waterfowl managers work on ways to decrease bird...
- Post-moult distribution and abundance of white-fronted geese and Canada geese in West Greenland in 2007. Fox, Anthony D.; Glahder, Christian M. // Polar Research;Dec2010, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p413
Rapid increases in North American Canada geese ( Branta canadensis) summering in West Greenland since the mid-1980s compare with declines in the endemic population of white-fronted geese ( Anser albifrons flavirostris) nesting in the same region since 1999 (wintering in Europe). To provide...
- Quail Report from 4th annual Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch Field Day Bobwhite vs. La Nina. // Stonewall County Courier (Aspermont, TX);10/13/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 43, p3
The article focuses on issues related to declining quail population discussed at the 4th Annual Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch Field Day held recently in Texas.
- Magpies Bad for New Zealand Birds. Luntz, Stephen // Australasian Science;Oct2001, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p9
Reports on a study on the damages caused by magpies in Australia to the bird population of the Shaky Isle in New Zealand. Types of birds that benefited from the systematic culling of magpies; Feeding behavior of magpies.
- Abundance of gulls and other birds at landfills in northern Ohio. Belant, Jerrold L.; Seamans, Thomas W. // American Midland Naturalist;Jul95, Vol. 134 Issue 1, p30
Studies the abundance and population fluctuations of gulls and other birds at landfills in northern Ohio from May 1991-July 1992. Peak in the combined monthly mean number of gulls; Variation in the total number, species composition and age composition of gulls due to breeding, foraging and...
- Age of First Breeding in Merlins (Falco columbarius). Lieske, David J.; Oliphant, Lynn W. // Auk (American Ornithologists Union);Apr97, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p288
Presents a report entitled `Age of First Breeding in Merlins (Falco columbarius),' which summarizes the important aspect of population dynamics in birds.
- Q: What has 50,000 bushwackers, 1,575 robins and a fulvous-vented euphonia? A: The Christmas... Pistorius, Alan // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Dec95, Vol. 20 Issue 125, p58
Focuses on the 1995 Christmas Bird Count (CBC). History of CBC; Basic CBC rules; How CBCs in the United States are conducted; Rare species found in unlikely places; Uses of data from the CBC; Number of robins found during the CBC of 1994. INSET: Unexpected guests..