Migratory Bird Program
Conserving the Nature of America

ARCTIC ECOSYSTEMS IN PERIL: REPORT OF THE ARCTIC GOOSE HABITAT WORKING GROUP

Return

Fig 2.11. Shoot pulling by lesser snow geese: (a) discarded shoots of Carex aquatilis. The basal portion has been eaten by the geese, (b) development of moss carpet following removal of sedge shoots by lesser snow geese. In the exclosure shoots of sedges are intact, (c) discarded shoots of sedges growing oligotrophic mires.

Figure 2.11




DMBM Logo

Last updated: April 11, 2012