Factors affecting escape behaviour in moulting Greylag Geese
Estimating the population size of breeding Greylag Geese
Anser anser on vertical aerial photographs.
During the winter months we host thousands of waterfowl, wigeon, potchard, barnacle geese and greylag geese
make for quite a spectacle on the reserve.
Growing numbers of greylag geese
on Orkney are causing problems for farmers and crofters.
An artificial lake was created on the Moss in 1934 and is of huge ornithological importance as a winter roosting site for greylag geese
Holburn Moss supports a variety of mosses and is used in winter by greylag geese
The geese had been in the fields on the far side with a large flock of Greylag Geese
We've had redwing, fieldfare and a snow bunting visiting us this week, joining the flocks of wigeon, teal and greylag geese
that are residing here.
The greylag geese
, which are here from one end of the year to the other, are now as common on the crofts as seagulls.
A lake created on the moss in 1934 is important as a winter roost for greylag geese
The terns have made their way south to Africa, as have the sand martins and in their place we are welcoming ducks such as wigeon and pochard, and geese such as barnacle geese and greylag geese
as well as whooper swans replacing them and grazing on our fabulous wet grassland reserve.
The youngsters were hired to make as much racket as they could to stop flocks of hungry greylag geese
eating crofters' crops in the Outer Hebrides.
Wild birds such as mallards, greylag geese
and moorhens can be spotted around the site with their fluffy families in tow.
Holburn Moss is an important peat bog and the lake, artificially created in 1934, is of international importance for wintering Icelandic greylag geese
Derwent is also a roosting and feeding site for wildfowl such as mallard, teal, coot, moorhen, tufted duck, pochard, goldeneye, goosander and greylag geese