Portal to the Lesser White-fronted Goose

- by the Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose project

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Full reference: Tar, J. 2004. Migration of Lesser White-fronted Goose in Hungary and protection of their Hungarian staging sites , In: Aarvak, T. & Timonen, S. (eds.). Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose conservation project. Report 2001-2003. WWF Finland Report No 20 & Norwegian Ornithological Society, NOF Rapportserie Report No 1-2004: pp. 33-35.

Keywords: Annual report, monitoring

Literature type: General

Journal: Bulletin of the goose, swan and duck study group of Eastern Europe and North Asia (Casarca)

Volume: 10 , Pages: 156-162.

Language: Russian (In Russian with English summary).

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Full reference: Morozov, V.V. & Aarvak, T. 2004. [Wintering of lesser white-fronted geese breeding in the Polar Urals. ], Bulletin of the goose, swan and duck study group of Eastern Europe and North Asia (Casarca): 10, 156-162.

Keywords: migration, staging, wintering, Iraq, Dagestan, Kazakhstan

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Full reference: Markkola, J., Luukkonen, A. & Leinonen, A. 2004. The spring migration of the Lesser White-fronted Goose on Bothnian Bay coast, Finland, in 2001-2003. , In: Aarvak, T. & Timonen, S. (eds.). Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose conservation project. Report 2001-2003. WWF Finland Report No 20 & Norwegian Ornithological Society, NOF Rapportserie Report No 1-2004: pp. 14-18.

Keywords: Annual report, monitoring, Finland

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Full reference: Luukkonen, A. & Markkola, J. 2004. The autumn migration survey of Lesser White-fronted Goose in Bothnian Bay area, Finland, in 2002. , In: Aarvak, T. & Timonen, S. (eds.). Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose conservation project. Report 2001-2003. WWF Finland Report No 20 & Norwegian Ornithological Society, NOF Rapportserie Report No 1-2004: p. 29.

Keywords: Annual report, monitoring

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Full reference: Kaartinen, R. & Pynnönen, J. 2004. Monitoring the autumn migration of Lesser White-fronted Goose in Varangerfjord area, Norway, in 2001–2003. , In: Aarvak, T. & Timonen, S. (eds.). Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose conservation project. Report 2001-2003. WWF Finland Report No 20 & Norwegian Ornithological Society, NOF Rapportserie Report No 1-2004: pp. 27-28.

Keywords: Annual report, monitoring

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Language: English

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Full reference: Kaartinen, R. 2004. Monitoring spring migration of Lesser White-fronted Goose in Finnish and Norwegian Lapland, and surveys\nin former core breeding area in Finland in 2001-2003. , In: Aarvak, T. & Timonen, S. (eds.). Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose conservation project. Report 2001-2003. WWF Finland Report No 20 & Norwegian Ornithological Society, NOF Rapportserie Report No 1-2004: pp. 25-26.

Keywords: Annual report, monitoring

Literature type: General

Journal: Bulletin of the goose, swan and duck study group of northern Eurasia (Casarca)

Volume: 10 , Pages: 364-376.

Language: Russian (In Russian with English summary)

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Full reference: Glushenkov, O.V., Osmelkin, E.V. & Yakovlev, V.A. 2004. [Spring migration of geese in the lower Sura region.], Bulletin of the goose, swan and duck study group of northern Eurasia (Casarca): 10, 364-376.

Keywords: Russia, migration

Literature type: Scientific

Journal: Bird Conservation International

Volume: 13 , Pages: 213-226.

DOI: 10.1017/S0959270903003174

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Full reference: Aarvak, T. & Øien, I.J. 2003. Moult and autumn migration of non-breeding Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Geese Anser erythropus mapped by satellite telemetry. Bird Conservation International 13: 213-226. https://www.dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959270903003174

Keywords: migration

Abstract:

In this study we demonstrate that non-breeding adult Lesser White-fronted Geese Anser erythropus from the Fennoscandian breeding population may undertake long-distance moult migration eastwards. Of three individuals equipped with satellite transmitters at a spring staging site in northern Norway, two migrated to moulting sites in the area of Kolgujev Island and Kanin Peninsula, while the third headed towards the Taimyr Peninsula, all in northern Russia. The first leg of the moult migration route for non-breeders was between Finnmark, Norway and the Kanin Peninsula area in north-western Russia, a similar route to that taken on autumn migration by Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Geese that had bred successfully. After the moulting period, one of the individuals followed a south-western route to Poland and Germany, where it spent the first part of the winter. The satellite signals from the other two geese ceased abruptly in early autumn, indicating that the birds may have been illegally shot in Russia. Locating new moulting and migration stopover sites is of crucial importance for the conservation of the critically endangered Fennoscandian subpopulation of this species.

Literature type: Proceedings

Language: English

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Full reference: Øien, I.J. & Aarvak, T. 2001. Conservation of the Lesser White-fronted Goose: New Results from Satellite Telemetry. , In: Riede, K. (Ed.): New Perspectives for Monitoring Migratory Animals – Improving Knowledge for Conservation. – Münster (Landwirtschaftsverlag), 67-75.

Keywords: satellite telemetry, tracking, migration

Literature type: Rep.article

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Full reference: Markkola, J. 2001. Spring migration of Lesser White-fronted Geese in Finnish Bothnian Bay coast in 2000. , In: Tolvanen, P., Øien, I.J. & Ruokolainen, K. (eds.). Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose conservation project. Annual report 2000. WWF Finland Report 13 & Norwegian Ornithological Society, NOF Rapportserie Report No 1-2001: pp. 12-16.

Keywords: Annual report, monitoring, Finland

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