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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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2006-03-07 14:44:45

The Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus) is easily distinguished from any of the other grey geese of the genus Anser by the character implied by its English name. It is also much paler than the other geese in this genus. Its breeding habitat is in Central Asia and it migrates over the Himalayas to winter in the wetlands of India. It is believed to be the highest flying bird and has been seen at up to 30,000 feet. It lays 3-8 eggs in a nest near mountain lakes. In flight, its call is a...

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2006-03-07 14:41:54

The Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus) can be found in Greenland, Iceland and Svalbard. It migrates in winter to northwest Europe, especially Great Britain. The Svalbard-population winters in Belgium, The Nederlands and Denmark. It is closely related to the Bean Goose (Anser fabalis). The Pink-footed Goose has the bill short, bright pink in the middle, and the feet also pink, which is diagnostic. The upper wing-coverts are nearly of the same bluish-grey as in the Greylag Goose.

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2006-03-07 14:40:20

The Bean Goose (Anser fabalis) is a medium-large goose which breeds in northern Europe and Asia. Winter migration is made further south. The bill is black at the base and tip, with an orange band across the middle. The legs and feet are also bright orange. The upper wing-coverts are dark brown, as in the White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) and the Lesser White-fronted Goose (A. erythropus), but differing from these in having narrow white fringes to the feathers. It gets its English...

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2006-03-07 14:33:15

The Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus) is a close relative to the larger White-fronted Goose (A. albifrons). During times of breeding it is widely distributed throughout northernmost Asia, but is less common in Europe. This migratory bird spends its winters further south in Europe and is a very rare vagrant to Great Britain. Very few difference are noted between the two white-fronted goose species, the most notable being size. Tthe Lesser, at 53"“66 cm length and with a...

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2006-03-07 14:13:14

The Greylag Goose (Anser anser) is a bird widely distributed throughout the Old World, breeding wherever suitable habitat can be found in many European countries. The one exception to this is southwestern Europe, where it no longer breeds. It extends eastward across Asia to China. In pre-Linnean times it was known as the Wild Goose (anser ferus). The Greylag Goose prefers to breed in variety of wetlands including marshes, lakes, and damp heather moors. This large goose measures an...

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