The occurrence and performance of leucistic barnacle geese Branta leucopsis
. Ibis (Lond.
Jusqu'a la fin des annees 1980, la bernache nonnette (Branta leucopsis
) etait une espece migratrice extremement rare dans la partie russe du golfe de Finlande, mais ces dernieres annees, elle est devenue l'une des especes migratrices importantes de l'endroit.
2016), and similar endeavours are planned for the barnacle goose Branta leucopsis
and greylag goose Anser anser.
The occurrence and performance of leucistic barnacle geese, Branta leucopsis
. Ibis 134(1):22-26.
Pettifor, "Larger barnacle geese (Branta leucopsis
) are more efficient feeders: a possible mechanism for observed body size-fitness relationships," Journal of Zoology, vol.
Of the 19 bird species studied, the biggest population increase was the numbers of the Svalbard breeding population of the barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis
Behaviour and physiology of Svalbard barnacle geese Branta leucopsis
during their autumn migration.
The heart-shaped shell, or "capitulum", is a chalky-white in colour and has black lines, which were thought to resemble the head of the barnacle goose Branta leucopsis
By placing their eggs with captive Barnacle Geese (Branta leucopsis
), which had been translocated to Lapland, the White-fronted Geese followed their "foster parents" to the wintering grounds in the Netherlands and returned to breed in Lapland with conspecifics.
Competition, predation risk and patterns of flock expansion in barnacle geese (Branta leucopsis
During the Middle Ages, many believed that the barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis
) was produced by gooseneck barnacles.
Similarly, staging by Barnacle Geese (Branta leucopsis
) in spring and autumn is relatively unimportant to our study, because of their strong preference for the upper marsh (Ydenberg and Prins 1981).