Chen caerulescens

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Noun1.Chen caerulescens - North American wild goose having dark plumage in summer but white in winterChen caerulescens - North American wild goose having dark plumage in summer but white in winter
goose - web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
Chen, subgenus Chen - wild goose having white adult plumage
snow goose - blue goose in the white color phase
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* Eric Vaillancourt, University of Ottawa, is researching metabolic fuel selection and the lipid mobilization capacity of a long-distance migrant, the greater Canada goose (Chen caerulescens atlantica);
Lesser snow geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens) have commonly been associated with mortality events in the RWB and are known to carry virulent strains of Pasteurella multocida, the agent causing avian cholera.
Sulfurous volatiles have been shown to elicit avoidance behavior by snow geese (Chen caerulescens Linnaeus), possibly because of their association with potentially toxic levels of selenium in some plant species.
Superabundant and artificial sources of winter food (e.g., aquaculture, grains), which created winter habitat that maintains more birds than the corresponding breeding habitat can support, has increased overwinter survival of double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) and snow geese (Chen caerulescens) to the point that these species have become significant problems in many areas.
Recruitment and the timing of reproduction in Lesser Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens).
Karrak Lake, the largest goose colony in the sanctuary (Kerbes, 1994), consisted of about 500000 to 1 million nesting Ross's geese (Chen rossi) and lesser snow geese (Chen caerulescens) each year from 1992 to 2004 (R.T.
one million nesting Ross's geese (Chen rossii) and lesser snow geese (Chen caerulescens) (Dr.
We describe summer migratory movements by female greater snow geese (Chen caerulescens atlantica) breeding on Bylot Island, Nunavut.