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Synonyms for greylag

common grey wild goose of Europe

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Pink-footed geese and greylag geese use all three sites in the autumn, and they are both quarry species in Norway as well as in Denmark.
Heart rate responses to induced challenge situations in greylag geese (Anser anser).
This meat is a bit more wild than Turkey - boar, little muntjac deer and greylag geese feature, as well as home grown vegetables.
There were greylag geese, mallard and Khaki Campbell ducks, bronze turkeys, partridge pekin bantams and hens and cocks of all colours and descriptions.
The migratory birds include mallards, teals, shovellers, gadwalls, pochards, a few flocks of Greylag Geese and Ruddy Shelducks are seen at this sanctuary.
If all we did was migrate safely and temporarily like Norwegian Greylag Geese, that would be fine.
estimating the population size of breeding Greylag Geese (Kristiansen 1997), green algal mats in the Skagerrak (Pihl et al.
It was a dawn encounter with Greylag Geese - thousands of them - that had created such an unforgettable impact.
A shift in molting area of greylag geese (Anser anser) in southern Sweden was linked to an increase in population size, possibly because the carrying capacity of the traditional molting site had been reached (Nilsson et al.
Similarly, in Swedish folklore the northern lights were said to be greylag geese beating their wings.
Angus, 74, has been licensed by the Scottish Agricultural College and the Duke of Argyll to reduce the growing numbers of Greylag geese which are reaching "plague" proportions' on the tiny Inner Hebridean island of Tiree.
Lishman adapted techniques that Austrian ethologist Konrad Lorenz pioneered with greylag geese in the 1930s: He conditioned the goslings to the sounds of his voice and the aircraft's engine while they were hatching and trained them to run and eventually fly behind his 250- pound plane.
It won't be long before we see pinkfooted geese forming big noisy skeins in the sky, greylag geese grazing in the fields, wigeon on the lake edges.
In a study on greylag geese Anser anser, behavioural responses to hunting, occurring on a single day at intervals of one, two or three weeks, were measured (Bregnballe and Madsen 2004).