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Bar-headed Geese Give Insight Into Low Oxygen Tolerance
2014-04-08 14:58:41

University of Exeter A new study into how the world's highest flying bird, the bar-headed goose, is able to survive at extreme altitudes may have future implications for low oxygen medical conditions in humans. An international team of scientists recently tracked the bar-headed goose while it migrated across the Himalayas. Now they have shown how these birds are able to tolerate running at top speed while breathing only 7% oxygen. Exercising at high altitude is a massive challenge...

2014-04-02 23:02:55

Bird-B-Gone, Inc., offers tips on how to effectively get rid of geese with goose control products. To learn about our humane solutions for keeping pest geese off golf courses, lawns, waterfront areas and more visit us online at http://www.birdbgone.com. Irvine, California (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Tip # 1: Treat Before Goslings Arrive Once geese have their goslings, it is much harder to get them to leave the area. Naturally, mothers are very protective of their young; once they’ve found...

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...

2013-10-21 23:28:54

Canada Goose deterrent company Away With Geese will be an exhibitor at the 2013 GIE+EXPO in Louisville October 24-25th. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Canada Goose deterrent company Away With Geese will be an exhibitor at the 2013 GIE+EXPO at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, October 24th-25th for the second year. The GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo) showcases lawn and garden products, landscape maintenance, outdoor leisure products,...

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...


Latest Geese Reference Libraries

Orinoco Goose, Neochen jubata
2012-03-22 21:52:06

The Orinoco Goose (Neochen jubata) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family of ducks, geese and swans. It is also in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae. It is the only living member of the genus Neochen. The Orinoco Goose is found in the forests of tropical South America. Its habitat includes forest lakes or marshes with access to open woodland or savanna. Fossils of two relative subspecies of Orinoco Goose have been found and described from the Late Pleistocene Epoch: Neochen pugil from...

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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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2006-03-09 11:12:33

The Green Pygmy Goose (Nettapus pulchellus) is a small perching duck found in southern New Guinea and northern Australia. It is largely resident, apart from dispersion during the wet season. The habitat is well vegetated lowland lagoons and other permanent fresh waters.

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2006-03-09 10:07:41

The Blue-winged Goose (Cyanochen cyanopterus) is a large sheldgoose, which is native to Ethiopia. It is the only member of the genus Cyanochen. This little-known species breeds by mountain lakes and streams. Its lined nest is built amongst grass tussocks, and average clutch size is 6-7 eggs. It can swim and fly well, but this terrestrial bird is reluctant to do either, and is quite approachable. It forms flocks outside the breeding season. This stocky grey-brown bird measures 60-75 cm...

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2006-03-09 09:59:43

The Ruddy-headed Goose (Chloephaga rubidiceps) is a large sheldgoose found in southernmost South America on the open grassy plains of Tierra del Fuego, Chile and the Falkland Islands. The South American birds are now very rare. Winters are spent on lowlands in southern Argentina, some distance north of the breeding range. The Falklands population is resident. The lined nest is built in grass tussocks and 4-11 eggs are laid. This species favors damp upland forest clearings and feeds by...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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