Taverner"s Birds of western Canada

by Taverner, Percy Algernon, 1875-1947.

Publisher: Coles in Toronto

Written in English
Published: Pages: 380 Downloads: 608
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Edition Notes

Statementby P. A. Taverner.
SeriesColes Canadiana Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination380 p., [42] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22103858M
LC Control Number27009323

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Taverner’s Birds of Western Canada,by P. Taverner, hardcover with dust jacket, published by Coles Publishing, pages. This is a facsimile edition of a book first published in Photographs included in this listing show the book without and with its dust jacket, as well as a few of the colored images present in the Rating: % positive.

But the bird on the right appeared consistently longer-necked than the birds on the left. A long thin neck supports the ID of Lesser Canada while the shorter thicker necks suggest Taverner’s Cackling.

The large geese in the background are Western Canada Geese (B.c. moffitti). The smaller bird in front shows a fairly long bill that slopes. Taverners ’ “Birds of Western Canada” proved so extensively popular that the original edition, issued by the Canadian Government in October,was very soon exhausted.

Not only because of the excellence of the work, but also because of the exceedingly low price charged for. For southern California, south of the Central Valley, only the Western Canada Goose (Branta canadensis moffitti, also known as Great Basin Canada Goose or Moffitt's Canada Goose) and Aleutian Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii leucopareia) are expected in winter.

Which brings us back to last week's birds. October 7, One of the most significant changes for birders in the 45th supplement of the AOU checklist (Banks et al., ) was the split of Canada Goose into two species. While widely anticipated – the highly variable Canada Goose has often been considered more than one species in the past – the split Distinguishing Cackling and Canada Goose Read More».

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In our zone, we have seven different species of Canada geese - Vancouver, Western, Lesser Canada Goose, Greater White-Fronted goose, Taverner, Dusky and Cackling.

That’s the good news. But all these geese are the same color. The geese vary in size, bill length and chest color. The bad news is that you cannot shoot the Dusky Canada goose, since it’s protected in Oregon. Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know.

Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Canada Goose Information Page. In the past, the Cackling Goose was considered to be either the same species (conspecific) or a subspecies of the Canada Julythe American Ornithologists' Union's Committee split them up into two separate species based on genetic studies and differences in size, voice and breeding habitat: the larger bodied Canada Goose and the smaller-bodied.

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Dusky Canada Goose B. occidentalis: The dusky has breast feathers that are the color of cocoa rather than battleship gray. South-west Alaska: Hudson's Bay or Interior or Todd's Canada Goose B. interior: The Interior weighs six to eleven pounds and is medium colored, Central and eastern Canada: Photo Link: Lesser Canada Goose B.

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It has been found that the increasing numbers of molt-migrant large Canada Geese are interfering with brood-rearing of northern breeding geese, notably in western James Bay (Abraham et al ). High counts: 36, in the Kearney, Buffalo Co area 21 Dec30, at North Platte NWR, Scotts Bluff Co 16 Decin the Kearney.

This is what makes gull watching in WA interesting. Maybe up to 75% hybrids in some colonies. Most birds from along the coast and in Strait of Juan de Fuca tend to Western. In birds that tend to Western Look for smudgy head in basic plumage, for too light a back.

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Ross's goose (Anser rossii) is a white goose with black wingtips and a relatively short neck, and is the smallest of the three light geese that breed in North America.

It is similar in appearance to a white-phase snow goose, but about 40% smaller. Other differences from the snow goose are that the bill is smaller in proportion to its body and lacks "black lips".

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