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Immune system benefits could explain why birds migrate

Immune system benefits could explain why birds migrate

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bird migration, the regular seasonal movement of avian species along a flyway, often requires creatures to travel large distances from their breeding grounds and face fearsome predators and...

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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 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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2006-03-09 09:52:59

The Ashy-headed Goose (Chloephaga poliocephala) is a large sheldgoose which breeds in mountainous areas of southernmost South America and winters on lowlands to the north of its breeding range. Favorite nesting sites are damp upland forest clearings where it builds a lined nest in tall grass. Females lay an average of 4-6 eggs per clutch. This goose feed by grazing as it rarely swims. The stocky bird measures 50-55cm and has a pale brown back, chestnut neck and black-barred white...

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2006-03-08 14:08:29

The Magellan Goose or Upland Goose (Chloephaga picta) is a South American member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae and the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae. Males have a white head and breast, whereas the females can sometimes be mistaken for Ruddy-headed Geese.

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