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Winter philopatry in migratory waterfowl,1999.
(University of California Press, 1999)
Philopatry in migratory species can apply to any location used during the annual cycle. The degree of philopatry influences the genetic structure of populations, but only at the stage of the annual cycle when pair formation ...
Egg Weight Relative to Female Age
A comparison of the Characteristics and Fate of Barrow's Goldeneye and Bufflehead Nests in Nest Boxes and Natural Cavities
(University of California Press, 2002)
Abstract. Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) and Bufflehead (B. albeola) are cavity-nesting waterfowl that have received considerable attention in studies using nest boxes, but little is known about their nesting ...
Colonial Nesters in a Deteriorating Habitat: Site Fidelity and Colony Dynamics of Lesser Snow Geese
(University of California Press, 1998)
Birds that exhibit a high degree of natal and breeding philopatry and normally breed in stable environments may suffer costs of philopatry if their habitat deteriorates. Female Lesser Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens) ...
Age-specific costs of first-time breeding
(University of California Press, 1995)
We investigated the cost of first-time breeding in a population of Lesser Snow Geese (Anser caerulescens caerulescens) nesting at La Perouse Bay, Manitoba, Canada. We estimated local survival and capture probabilities of ...
Field Research camp, 1978.
Gosling Survival Rate
Life History Diagram for Snow Geese