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Management of Pacific brant: Population structure and conservation issues

January 1, 1994

Pacific brant (Branta bernicla) nest from the Yukon-Kuskokwim (Y-) Delta in southwestern Alaska along the coast of North America to the central Canadian arctic (Pacific Flyway Subcommittee on Pacific Brant 1992) (Figure 1). Birds from this population also nest in the Canadian arctic islands south of Prince Patrick Island and on the coast of the Chukotka Peninsula. Brant nest principally in colonies associated with productive river deltas but isolated nests and small aggregations are common, especially in the arctic. Most Pacific brant breed on the Y-K Delta (Sediger et al. 1993).

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Publication Year 1994
Title Management of Pacific brant: Population structure and conservation issues
DOI
Authors James S. Sedinger, David H. Ward, R. Michael Anthony, Dirk V. Derksen, Calvin J. Lensink, Karen S. Bollinger, Neil K. Dawe
Publication Type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
Series Title Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference
Series Number
Index ID 70187694
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Alaska Science Center

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