Skip to main content

Migration strategies of Swan Geese Anser cygnoides from northeast Mongolia

Dates

Publication Date

Citation

Batbayar, N., Takekawa, J. Y., Newman, S. H., Prosser, D. J., Natsagdorj, T., and Xiao, X., 2011, Migration strategies of Swan Geese Anser cygnoides from northeast Mongolia: Wildfowl, v. 61, p. 90-109.

Summary

In 2006-2008, 25 Swan Geese Anser cygnoides were marked with solar-powered GPS satellite transmitters in northeast Mongolia to examine the timing and pathways of their migration. Most geese began their autumn migration in August, flying southeast toward a staging area at the Yalu River Estuary on the China-North Korea border. After staging for several weeks, the Swan Geese continued to their wintering grounds at wedands along the Yangtze River Basin of eastern China in December. Spring migration commenced in late February, and the birds following either a same-route or loop migration to arrive at the breeding grounds in mid April. Swan Geese used a larger number of staging areas for a longer duration when they were north of 42??N latitude; [...]

Contacts

Attached Files

Click on title to download individual files attached to this item.

metadata5915538172509110979.xml
Potential Metadata Source

View
2.33 KB application/mods+xml
THUMBNAIL
THUMBNAIL

Tags

Categories
Types

Provenance

Data source
Harvester
Harvested on Mon Jul 21 13:16:44 MDT 2014 from MODS XML Service

Additional Information

Identifiers

Type Scheme Key
local-index unknown 70035586
local-pk unknown 70035586

Citation Extension

citationTypeJournal
journalWildfowl
noteMigration strategies of Swan Geese Anser cygnoides from northeast Mongolia; 2011; Article; Journal; Wildfowl; Batbayar, N.; Takekawa, J. Y.; Newman, S. H.; Prosser, D. J.; Natsagdorj, T.; Xiao, X.
parts
typevolume
value61
typepages
value90-109

Item Actions

View Item as ...

Save Item as ...

View Item...