The Barnacle Goose

The Barnacle Goose

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This book is an introduction to the barnacle goose, describing its characteristics, populations and distribution. It outlines the year of the barnacle goose as it migrates long distances between its breeding and wintering areas, using staging posts on the way.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 149.4 x 210.6 x 2.8mm | 77.11g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 0747800537
  • 9780747800538

About Myrfyn Owen

Dr Myrfyn Owen has worked at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust since 1967, initially as an ecologist. He is now an Assistant Director of the Trust and Head of Research. He has written three major books on wildfowl, together with a large number of scientific papers, book chapters and popular articles.
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Table of contents

Introduction; Movements and ecology; Social and family behaviour; The breeding season; Population dynamics; Conservation; Places to visit; Further reading
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