Migratory Bird Program
Conserving the Nature of America

The Status of Ross's Geese

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ............................................................................................................ v

CHAPTER 1            INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................ 1
Timothy J. Moser and Ray T. Alisauskas

CHAPTER 2            SPECIES DESCRIPTION AND BIOLOGY................................................ 5
Ray T. Alisauskas

CHAPTER 3             DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE .................................................... 11
James R. Kelley, David C. Duncan, and Daniel R. Yparraguirre

CHAPTER 4             INTERACTION WITH ARCTIC AND SUBARCTIC HABITATS....... 19
Andrew B. Didiuk, Ray T. Alisauskas, and Robert F. Rockwell

CHAPTER 5             DISEASE MORTALITY EVENTS INVOLVING ROSS’S GEESE....... 33
Michael D. Samuel, Kathryn A. Converse, and Kimberli J. Miller

CHAPTER 6             HARVEST OF ROSS’S GEESE................................................................ 43
Timothy J. Moser and  David C. Duncan

CHAPTER 7             POPULATION DYNAMICS OF ROSS’S GEESE................................... 55
Ray T. Alisauskas and Robert F. Rockwell

CHAPTER 8             SUMMARY................................................................................................. 69

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Last updated: April 11, 2012