Western Isles Council leaders want a rapid rollout of a pilot project to make greylag goose
meat available for public sale throughout Scotland.
Claudia Rowse, SNH's head of natural resource management said: "We are delighted to announce Scotland-wide sales of resident greylag goose
meat for a short trial period.
The luckiest can see some water birds in the lake, notably widgeons, mallards, greylag goose
and great egrets.
, common tern, several species of waders such as the great egret and the night heron have also returned, testifying to the islands' success.
Overall sero-prevalence among different bird species was as follows; broiler (n=152; 60.3%), peacock (n=35; 14%), rural poultry (n=14; 6%), domestic desi birds (n=12; 5%), pigeons (n=9; 3.6%), desi chicken (n=9; 3.6%), duck (n=5; 2%), migratory water fowl (n=3; 1.2%), broiler breeder (n=3; 1.2%), layer (n=2; 0.8%), pheasant (n=2; 0.8), greylag goose
(n=1; 0.4%), turkey (n=1; 0.4%), eagle (n=1; 0.4%) and crane (n=1; 0.4%).
The disease was detected in a wild greylag goose
found in Lurgan Park in Co Armagh.
Near the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, there is a fairly large number of small flat moraine islands with abundant grassy vegetation, which are actively used for nesting by other herbivorous wildfowl: Mute Swan (Cygnus olor), Greylag Goose
(Anser anser), and Gadwall (Anas strepera); however, Barnacle Geese have not yet established themselves there.
Between 1997 and 2013, 359 greylag goose
goslings were individually marked with neckbands in the Ooijpolder, the Netherlands (51[degrees]51'N, 05[degrees]55'E) and have been followed almost weekly throughout their life.
Among waterbirds and darters, which were its specialty, it hosted Bar- headed Goose, Greylag Goose
, Cotton Pigmy Goose, Black- tailed Godwit, huge flocks of Ruff and Black- necked Stork.
His moody, underexpos ed shot of a greylag goose
on the bank of the Thames, set against the Sh ard, is proof that the beauty of nature can be captured anywhere.
His moody, underexposed shot of a greylag goose
on the bank of the Thames, set against the Shard, is proof that the beauty of nature can be captured anywhere.