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2014-04-16 08:28:21

First European Marketing and UK sales office opens in London TORONTO, ON & LONDON, U.K., April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Goose Inc., one of the world's leading manufacturers of extreme weather outerwear, today announced the opening of its first European marketing and UK sales office in London, UK. Nestled behind bustling Oxford Circus in the capital's prime fashion district; this new office is a testament to Canada Goose's commitment in Europe, and recognition of the company's...

2013-11-04 23:26:58

Canada Goose deterrent company Away With Geese’s new product, the ‘Sports Cage’ secures the Sports Unit from vandalism. The two products together get rid of Canada Geese from any public area, while also averting theft and vandalism of the unit. (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Canada Goose deterrent company Away With Geese has a new product: the Sports Cage. The Sports Cage protects the Sports Unit, a unit designed to avert theft in public spaces, from vandalism. The two together get rid...

Autumn Population Of Barnacle Geese Tripled In The Eastern Gulf Of Finland
2013-10-08 10:19:58

AlphaGalileo Foundation The barnacle goose population in Finland increased by eight per cent year-on-year. The highest growth was observed in the eastern Gulf of Finland, whereas population growth seems to have stopped in the Helsinki and Turku regions. In an autumn counting of barnacle geese organized by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), the University of Helsinki and BirdLife Finland, a total of 21,700 geese were counted. Birdwatchers performed a counting of barnacle geese...

2013-09-20 23:22:21

Canada Goose control company Away With Geese is offering shipping at no charge on orders of six or more goose deterrent units, now through the end of October. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Canada Goose control company Away With Geese is offering shipping at no charge to customers who order six or more units from the company, starting today and extending through the entire month of October. There is an Away With Geese goose deterrent unit for every type of landscape,...

2013-06-18 23:24:41

Geese Relief, an environmentally safe and humane Canada goose control and maintenance company operating throughout Connecticut and New York, launches a brand new web site in time for what is expected to be a busy summer season. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As summer quickly approaches, many residents are looking forward to spending plenty of time outdoors. After a brutal winter that saw a 38” snow storm, it´s only natural to want to take advantage of the changing season....

2012-12-16 05:03:01

DCG-Shop, a reliable supplier of Canada Goose Jacka, is proud to release its winter parka 2013 collection, which is featured as affordable prices, gorgeous look and delicate craftsmanship. Moreover, all the online clients can get a discount now. (PRWEB) December 16, 2012 DCG-Shop, a reliable supplier of Canada Goose Jacka, is proud to release its winter parka 2013 collection, which is featured as affordable prices, gorgeous look and delicate craftsmanship. Moreover, all the online clients...

Lifetime Relationship Good For Goose And Gander Shown By Black Brant Geese
2012-06-20 10:51:22

University of Nevada, Reno scientists lead decades-long Alaska studies Not all birds mate for life, but for those species that do, wildlife biologists have found a clear benefit to the birds from such long-term relationships: greater longevity and breeding success, according to a study led by University of Nevada, Reno scientists that was recently published in Behavioral Ecology. The study's authors found that when female black brant (a small arctic goose) lose their mate, their chances...

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2009-06-10 09:47:06

Smithsonian Institution scientists say the birds that struck a plane in New York, forcing it into the Hudson River in January, were migratory Canadian geese. The researchers said they examined the feather remains from the Jan. 15 US Airways Flight 1549 bird strike and determined the geese were from a migratory, rather than resident, population. Scientists in the Feather Identification Laboratory at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History said they used molecular genetic...


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2006-09-25 14:56:58

The Nene-nui (Great Nene or Woodwalking), Branta hylobadistes, is an extinct species of goose that once inhabited Maui and possibly Kauai, Oahu and perhaps Molokai in the Hawaiian Islands. It is known from a large number of sub fossil bones (several thousand bones from many dozens of individuals) found in Holocene cave sediments. The Nene-nui evolved from the Canada Goose which migrated to the islands half a million years ago and adapted to the Pacific's tropical environment. This...

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2006-03-08 11:23:32

The Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis) is a goose of the genus Branta, closely related to the Brent Goose (Branta bernicla). All the species of the Branta genus are distinguished by their general dark sooty color, relieved in some by way by white of greater or less purity, and as a distinction from the members of the genus Anser, which are known as grey geese. The Red-breasted Goose is found in arctic Europe, often close to nests of large birds of prey, such as Peregrine Falcons....

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2006-03-08 11:16:07

The Brent Goose (Branta bernicla) is a goose of the genus Branta, known in North America as Brant. The spelling "Brant" is the original one, with "Brent" being a later folk-etymological idea that it was derived from a classical Greek waterbird name brenthos. It is in fact onomatopoeic, derived from the guttural call note of the species. This small goose measures about 60 cm long and sports a short, stubby bill. The short tail (the shortest of any goose) is pure white underneath and black...

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2006-03-08 10:33:52

The Hawaiian Goose or Nene (Branta sandvicensis) is a species of goose found only on the Hawaiian Islands. It shares a recent common ancestor with Branta canadensis, the Canada Goose. The official bird of the State of Hawaii, the Nene is exclusively found in the wild of the islands of Maui, Kauai and Hawaii. A larger and possibly flightless extinct species, the Nene-nui (Branta hylobadistes) was present in prehistoric times on Maui; related, but hitherto undescribed forms also occurred on...

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2006-03-08 10:22:41

The Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii), also known as Lesser or Small Canada or Canadian Goose in North America, belongs to the genus of black geese Branta, which contains species with black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey Anser species. The black head and neck with white "chinstrap" distinguish this goose from all except the larger Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) and the similarly-sized Barnacle Goose (B. leucopsis). There are up to 5 subspecies of Cackling Goose, of varying...

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