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Snow Goose
Chen caerulescens

On this page are the references which we have used in our studies of the Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens). We also include other references for the benefit of those interested in further reading.

Alisauskas, Ray T. 1998.
Winter Range Expansion and Relationships Between Landscape and Morphometrics of Midcontinent Snow Geese
The Auk. Vol. 115. No. 4. pgs 851-862

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

Badzinski, Shannon S., C. Davison Ankney, James O. Leafloor, and Kenneth E. Abraham. 2002.
Growth and Development of Prefledging Canada Geese and Lesser Snow Geese: Ecological Adaptation or Physiological Constraint?
The Auk. Vol. 119. No. 1. pgs 221-227

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)

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)

Ganter, Barbara, W. Sean Boyd, Vasily V. Baranyuk and Fred Cooke. 2005.
First pairing in Snow Geese Anser caerulescens: at what age and at what time of year does it occur?
Ibis. Vol. 147. No. 1. pgs 57-66

Ganter, Barbara and Fred Cooke. 1998.
Colonial Nesters in a Deteriorating Habitat: Site Fidelity and Colony Dynamics of Lesser Snow Geese
The Auk. Vol 115. No 3. Pgs 642-652.

Gloutney, Mark L., Ray T. Alisauskas, Keith A. Hobson, and Alan D. Afton. 1999.
Use of Supplemental Food by Breeding Ross's Geese and Lesser Snow Geese: Evidence for Variable Anorexia
The Auk. Vol. 116. No. 1. pgs 97-108

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.
(en inglés)

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)

Johnson, Stephen R. and Lynn E. Noel. 2005.
Temperature and Predation Effects on Abundance and Distribution of Lesser Snow Geese in the Sagavanirktok River Delta, Alaska
Waterbirds. Vol 28. No 3. Pgs 292-300.

Jónsson, Jón Einar and Alan D. Afton. 2006.
Different Time and Energy Budgets of Lesser Snow Geese in Rice-Prairies and Coastal Marshes in Southwest Louisiana
Waterbirds. Vol 29. No 4. Pgs 451-458.

Lepage, Denis, André Desrochers, and Gilles Gauthier. 1999.
Seasonal decline of growth and fledging success in Snow Geese Anser caerulescens: an effect of date or parental quality ?
Journal of Avian Biology. Vol 30. No 1. pgs 72-78.

Lesage, Louis and Gilles Gauthier. 1997.
Growth and Organ Development in Greater Snow Goose Goslings
The Auk. Vol. 114. No. 2. pgs 229-241

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)

Mainguy, Julien, Gilles Gauthier, Jean-François Giroux and Joël Bêty. 2006.
Gosling Growth and Survival in Reltaion to Brood Movements in Greater Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens atlantica)
The Auk. Vol. 123. No. 4. pgs 1077-1089

McCracken, Kevin G., Alan D. Afton and Ray T. Alisauskas. 1997.
Nest Morphology and Body Size of Ross' Geese and Lesser Snow Geese
The Auk. Vol. 114. No. 4. pgs 610-618

Menu, Stéphane, Gilles Gauthier and Austin Reed. 2005.
Survival of Young Greater Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens atlantica) During Fall Migration
The Auk. Vol. 122. No. 2. pgs 479-496

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)

Poussart, Catherine, Jacques Larochelle and Gilles Gauthier. 2000.
The Termal Regime of Eggs During Laying and Incubation in Greater Snow Geese
The Condor. Vol 102. No 2. Pgs 292-300.

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.

Robertson, Gregory J., Evan G. Cooch, David B. Lank, Robert F. Rockwell, and F. Cooke. 1994.
Female age and egg size in the Lesser Snow Goose
Journal of Avian Biology. Vol 25. No 2. pgs 149-155.

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.

Weckstein, Jason D., Alan D. Afton, Robert M. Zink and Ray T. Alisauskas. 2002.
Hybridization and Population Subdivision within and between Ross's Geese and Lesser Snow Geese: A Molecular Prespective
The Condor. Vol 104. No 2. Pgs 432-436.

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