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Introduction of foxes to Alaskan islands : history, effects on avifauna, and eradication

Author: Edgar P Bailey
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service ; Springfield, VA : May be purchased from the National Technical Information Service, 1993.
Series: Resource publication (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service), 193.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Report describing the introduction of red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus), starting in 1750, to the Alaskan islands in the North Pacific and the effect on bird populations. Aleutian Canada geese (Branta canadensis leucopareia) were eliminated from all but two islands. Since 1949 foxes have been eliminated and bird populations have recovered.
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar P Bailey
OCLC Number: 28162329
Description: iv, 53 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
Series Title: Resource publication (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service), 193.
Responsibility: by Edgar P. Bailey.

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Report describing the introduction of red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus), starting in 1750, to the Alaskan islands in the North Pacific and the effect on bird populations. Aleutian Canada geese (Branta canadensis leucopareia) were eliminated from all but two islands. Since 1949 foxes have been eliminated and bird populations have recovered.

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