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The geese of Beaver Bog

Author: Bernd Heinrich
Publisher: New York, NY : ECCO, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author describes his experiences observing a flock of Canada geese that lived in the beaver bog next to his home in Vermont, and describes their daily routines, nest raids, and jealousy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernd Heinrich
ISBN: 0060197455 9780060197452 0060957387 9780060957384
OCLC Number: 54913378
Description: xiv, 217 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 It's a Goose 1 --
2 Settling In 19 --
3 At the Nest 25 --
4 Nesting Travails 37 --
5 Spring Again 55 --
6 Mate Switch 65 --
7 One Month at a Nest 71 --
8 Geese Hatching 87 --
9 To Greener Pastures 101 --
10 A Summer Night Concert: Sounds and Sights 109 --
11 Fall Visitors 113 --
12 Spring Sorting-Out 121 --
13 Jane and Harry 131 --
14 Getting Together 141 --
15 The Sedge Pair 147 --
16 Adoption, Parenting, and Desertion 159 --
17 A Feather Dropped 173 --
Appendix 1 Chronologies at Two Ponds 181 --
Appendix 2 Lorenz's Geese 183 --
Appendix 3 Canada Goose Populations 193 --
Appendix 4 Birds Seen at and around the Beaver Bog 203.
Responsibility: Bernd Heinrich.
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The author describes his experiences observing a flock of Canada geese that lived in the beaver bog next to his home in Vermont, and describes their daily routines, nest raids, and jealousy.

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