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Branta bernicla

On this page are the references which we have used in our studies of the Brant (Branta bernicla). We also include other references for the benefit of those interested in further reading.

American Ornithologists' Union. 1998.
Check-list of North American birds: 7th edition
The American Ornithologists' Union. Allen Press, Lawrence, Kansas. 829 pgs.
(ISBN: 1-891276-00-X)

Bellrose, Frank C. 1976.
Ducks, geese & swans of North America
Stackpole Books. Harrisburg, Pa. 543 pgs.
(ISBN: 0-8117-0535-8)

Clements, James F. 2000.
Birds of the World: A Checklist: Fifth Edition.
Ibis Publishing Company. Vista, California. 867 pgs.
(ISBN: 0-934797-16-1)

DeSante, David F. and David G. Ainley. 1980.
The Avifauna of the South Farallon Islands, California
Studies in Avian Biology No. 4. A Publication of the Cooper Ornithological Society.
Allen Press, Lawrence, Kansas. 104 pgs.

Dickinson, Edward C. (Editor). 2003.
The Howard & Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. Third Edition.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. 1039 pgs.
(ISBN: 0-691-11701-2)

Eichholz, Michael W. and James S. Sedinger. 1998.
Factors Affecting Duration of Incubation in Black Brant
The Condor. Vol 100. No 1. Pgs 164-168.

Green, Martin and Thomas Alerstam. 2000.
Flight speeds and climb rates of Brent Geese: mass-dependent differences between spring and autumn migration
Journal of Avian Biology. Vol 31. No 2. pgs 215-225.

Green, Martin, Thomas Alerstam, Preben Clausen, Rudi Drent and Barwolt S. Ebbinge. 2002.
Dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla, as recorded by satellite telemetry, do not minimize flight distance during spring migration
Ibis. Vol 144. No 1. pgs 106-121.

Howard, Richard and Alick Moore. 1991.
A complete checklist of the Birds of the World. Second Edition.
Academic Press. San Diego, California. 622 pgs.
(ISBN 0-12-356910-9)

Johnsgard, Paul A. 1965.
Handbook of Waterfowl Behavior
Comstock Publishing Associates. Cornell University Press. Ithaca, New York. 378 pgs.

Johnsgard, Paul A. 1978.
Ducks, Geese, and Swans of the World
University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln and London. 404 pgs.
(ISBN 8-8032-0953-3)

Lane, Simon J. and Mark Hassall. 1996.
Nocturnal feeding by Dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla
IBIS Vol 138, No 2. pgs 291-297.

Lindberg, Mark S. y James S. Sedinger. 1998.
Ecological Significance of Brood-site Fidelity in Black Brant: Spatial, Annual, and Age-related Variation
The Auk. Vol 115. No 2. Pgs 436-446. (en inglés)

Lindström, Âke and Theunis Piersma. 1993.
Mass changes in migrating birds: the evidence for fat and protein storage re-examined
Ibis. Vol. 135. No. 1. pgs 70-78

Madge, Steve and Hilary Burn. 1988.
Waterfowl: an identification guide to the ducks, geese, and swans of the world.
Houghton Mifflin Company. Boston, Massachusetts. 298 pgs.
(ISBN: 0-395-46727-6)

Moore, Jeffrey E. and Jeffrey M. Black. 2006.
Slave to the Tides: Spatiotemporal Foraging Dynamics of Spring Staging Black Brant
The Condor. Vol 108. No 3. Pgs 661-667.

Palmer, Ralph S. 1976.
Handbook of North american birds - Volume 2 - Waterfowl (first part)
Yale University Press. New Haven and London. 521 pgs.
(ISBN 0-300-01902-5)

Pyle, Peter, and R. Philip Henderson. 1991.
The Birds of Southeast Farallon Islands: Occurrence and Seasonal Distribution of Migratory Species
Western Birds. Vol 22. No 2. pgs 41-84.

Sandars, Edmund. 1947.
A Bird Book for the Pocket: Third Edition- Seventh Impression
Oxford University Press. London - New York - Toronto. pgs 126-127.

Schmutz, Joel A. 2000.
Age-specific Breeding in Emperor Geese
The Wilson Bulletin. Vol 112. No 2. Pgs 261-263.

Sedinger, James S., Mark S. Lindberg, Michael Eichholz and Nathan Chelgren. 1997.
Influence of Health Date versus Maternal and Genetic Effects on Growth of Black Brant Goslings
The Auk. Vol 114. No 1. Pgs 129-132.

Sedinger, James S., Mark S. Lindberg, Brian T. Person, Michael W. Eichholz, Mark P. Herzog, and Paul L. Flint. 1998.
Density-dependent Effects on Growth, Body Size, and Clutch Size in Black Brant
The Auk. Vol 115. No 3. Pgs 613-620.

Sedinger, James S., Mark P. Herzog, and David H. Ward. 2004.
Early Environment and Recruitment of Black Brant (Branta bernicla nigricans) into the Breeding Population
The Auk. Vol 121. No 1. Pgs 68-73.

Schmutz, Joel A. 2000.
Age-specific Breeding in Emperor Geese
The Wilson Bulletin. Vol 112. No 2. pgs 261-263.

Shuford, W. David, Gary W. Page, Jules G. Evens, and Lynne E. Stenzel. 1989.
Seasonal Abundance of Waterbirds at Point Reyes: A Coastal California Prespective
Western Birds. Vol 20. No 4. pgs 137-265.

Underhill, L. G., R. P. Prys-Jones, E. E. Syroechkovski, Jr., N. M. Groen, V. Karpov, H. G. Lappo, M. W. J. Van Roomen, A. R. Rybkin, H. Schekkerman, H. Spiekman and R. W. Summers. 1993.
Breeding of waders (Charadrii) and Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla at Pronchishcheva Lake, northeastern Taimyr, Russia, in a peak and a decreasing lemming year
IBIS Vol 135, No 3. pgs 277-292.

Ward, David H., Joel A. Schmutz, James S. Sedinger, Karen S. Bollinger, Philip D. Martin and Betty A. Anderson. 2004.
Temporal and Geographic Variation in Survival of Juvenile Black Brant
The Condor. Vol 106. No 2. Pgs 263-264.

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