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Canada Goose
Branta canadensis

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

Aldrich, Thomas W. and Dennis G. Raveling. 1983.
Effects of Experience and Body Weight on Incubation Behavior of Canada Geese
The Auk. Vol 100. No 3. pgs 670-679.
Note: captive < Branta canadensis moffitti

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)

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
Nota: Akimiski Island < Southern James Bay population < Branta canadensis interior

Banks, Richard C., Carla Cicero, Jon L. Dunn, Andrew W. Kratter, Pamela C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen, Jr., James D. Rising, and Douglas F. Stotz. 2004.
Forty-fifth Supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds
The Auk. Vol. 121. No. 3. pgs 985-995
Nota: Branta hutchinsii recognized as a species.

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)

Drobney, Ronald D., J. Michael Checkett, John M. Coluccy and David A. Graber. 1999.
Precocious Breeding by Yearling Giant Canada Goose
The Auk. Vol 116. No 4. pgs 1145-1147.
Note: translocated population < Missouri < Branta canadensis maxima

Grand, James B., Thomas F. Fondell, David A. Miller, and R. Michael Anthony. 2006.
Nest Survival in Dusky Canada Geese (Branta canadensis occidentalis): Use of Discrete-time Models
The Auk. Vol. 123. No. 1. pgs 198-210

Heather, Barrie and Hugh Robertson. 1997.
The field guide to the birds of New Zealand
Oxford University Press. Oxford, New York, Tokyo. 432 pgs.
(ISBN: 0 19 850146 3 & 0 19 850145 5)

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)

Hupp, Jerry W., Gretchen A. Ruhl, John M. Pearce, Daniel M. Mulcahy, and Martha A. Tomeo. 2003.
Effects of implanted radio transmitters with percutaneous antennas on the behavior of Canada Geese
Journal of Field Ornithology. Vol. 74. No. 3. pgs 250-256

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)

Leafloor, James O., C. Davison Ankney, and Donald H. Rusch. 1998.
Environmental Effects on Body Size of Canada Geese
The Auk. Vol. 115. No. 1. pgs 26-33
Nota: Akimiski Island < Southern James Bay population < Branta canadensis interior

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)

Mlodinow, Steven G., Goug Schonewald and Denny Granstrand. 2006.
Giant Canada Goose in Washington
Western Birds. Vol. 47. No. 1. pgs 48-50

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)

Pearce, John M. and Karen S. Bollinger. 2003.
Morphological traits of Pacific Flyway Canada Geese as an aid to subspecies identification and management
Journal of Field Ornithology. Vol. 74. No. 4. pgs 357-369 (en inglés con sinopsis en español)

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.

Scribner, Kim T., Richard A. Malecki, Bruce D. Batt, Rainy L. Inman, Scot Libants and Harold H. Prince. 2003.
Identification of Source Population for Greenland Canada Geese: Genetic Assessment of a Recent Colonization
The Condor. Vol 105. No 4. Pgs 771-782.

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.

Sjöberg, Göran. 1994.
Early breeding leads to intra-seasonal clutch size decline in Canada Geese
Journal of Avian Biology. Vol 25. No 2. pgs 112-118.

Sjöberg, Göran. 1994.
Factors affecting nest defense in female Canada Geese Branta canadensis
Ibis. Vol. 136. No. 2. pgs 129-135

Sladen, William J. L., et al. 2002.
Teaching Migratory Routes to Canada Geese and Trumpeter Swans Using Ultralight Aircraft, 1990-2001
Waterbirds. Special Publication No. 1. Proceedings of the Fourth International Swan Symposium. Pgs 132-137.

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