Emperor goose


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(Zool.) a large and handsome goose (Philacte canagica), found in Alaska.

See also: Emperor

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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While sitting on the beach, staring at the beautifully hand-painted emperor goose decoys, faint calls caught my attention.
When Kyle held up his beautiful emperor goose, the one he'd knocked down from shore, I could see why.
We examined whether the number of days a female spent on autumn staging areas, the distance females moved in winter, or the number of days an emperor goose spent on her winter site varied among years or among birds that wintered in different regions (Fig.
An emperor goose that migrates directly from Nelson Lagoon to the YKD would reduce flight distance by approximately 300 km compared to one that migrates to Egegik Bay before crossing Bristol Bay.
The lagoon is home as well to migrating and breeding Steller's eider (an officially threatened diving duck), tundra swans and the emperor goose. "These are lagoons essential to a whole suite of waterfowl, and there's reason to think a road going through it could have serious and negative consequences," said Stan Senner, executive director of the Audubon Society of Alaska.
It slowly circles me, the endeared emperor goose who circles me.
Dust off your Emperor goose decoys Alaskans, the season is back!
Key words: Alaska, Carex, emperor goose, Chen canagica, grazing lawn, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, videography
Flights were conducted in early June of 1999, 2003, and 2004, prior to hatching of emperor goose eggs.
Along with brant, I looked forward to seeing and photographing other specialties of the Delta, such as the emperor goose and spectacled eider.
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