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2011-03-18 00:00:27

Wild Goose Chase, Inc., the leader in avian wildlife management, offers goose management franchise opportunities to control the Canada geese populations that are plaguing schools and other areas of Tennessee. Murfreesboro, TN (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Recently, Channel 2 News "“ WKRN-TV, Nashville, reported from Black Fox Elementary School of Murfreesboro, TN, "The (Canada) geese have become such a problem the school board is looking into solutions to keep them off the school campus."...

2011-03-04 00:00:28

Wild Goose Chase, Inc., the leader in avian wildlife management, recently launched a St. Louis franchise to provide goose management to public and private organizations having problems with nuisance geese. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 3, 2011 Susan Hagberg, Wild Goose Chase (WGC) founder, pioneered a whole new category in the avian wildlife sector. WGC is one of the first companies to develop an "integrated approach" which has proven most effective and humane in managing bird populations...

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2011-02-17 10:38:45

Imagine a woman riding a motor scooter down the street while flanked by a large bird flying almost cheek to beak with her. Could this be a harrowing scene from that famous Hitchcock horror movie, "The Birds?" Winged victory No: it's a carefully planned scene from an ongoing research project on a species of bird, the bar-headed goose, that is led by Jessica Meir of the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. Meir is studying bar-headed geese for their special abilities: they...

2011-01-18 13:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are set to offer hunters the opportunity to participate in a snow goose conservation hunt designed to help stem the growth of continental snow goose populations. Hunters must obtain a free snow goose conservation hunt permit and report cards from the agency to participate in the season, which will be held from Feb. 21 through April 16. The daily limit is 25, with no possession limit. To do...

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2010-11-04 14:07:53

New statistical model demonstrates that trophic mismatch feeds bears without exterminating snow geese As the Arctic warms, a new cache of resources"”snow goose eggs"”may help sustain the polar bear population for the foreseeable future. In a new study published in an early online edition of Oikos, researchers affiliated with the Museum show that even large numbers of hungry bears repeatedly raiding nests over many years would have a difficult time eliminating all of the geese...


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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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