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Literature Cited

Birdstrike. Photo by USDA
Bird strike risk. Photo: USDA
Air Force Safety Center. 2010. Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard. Accessed 18 February 2010.

Allan, J., J. Kirby, and C. Feare. 1995. The biology of Canada geese, Branta canadensis, in relation to the management of feral populations. Wildlife Biology 1.3: 129 – 143. <> Accessed 16 February 2010.

Booth, T. 1994. Bird Dispersal Techniques. Pages 19 – 24. in Editors, S. Hygnstrom, R. Timm, and G.Larson, editors. Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Clemons, S., A. Gosser, and M. Lowney. 2008. The Geese of Queens: Movement and management of Canada geese in relation to New York City airports. Proceedings of the 2008 Bird Strike Committee USA. Accessed 18 February 2010.

Dolbeer, R. 2009. Birds and aircraft – Fighting for airspace in ever more crowded skies. Human-Wildlife Conflicts 3:167-178. Accessed 18 February 2010.

Dolbeer, R. A., and J. L. Seubert. 2009. Canada goose populations and strikes with civil aircraft, 1990-2008: challenging trends for aviation industry. Airport Wildlife Hazards Program,Special Report. US Department of Agriculture, Wildlife Services. Washington, DC.

Dolbeer, R., and S. Wright. 2009. Safety management systems: how useful will the FAA National Wildlife Strike Database be?. Human-Wildlife Conflicts 3:167-178. Accessed 16 February 2010.

Fairaizl, S. 1992. An integrated approach to the management of urban Canada goose depredations. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 15:105-109.

Federal Aviation Administration. 2009. National Wildlife Strike Database Serial Report Number 15. Office of Airport Safety and Standards. Washington, DC.

Federal Aviation Database. 2010. FAA Wildlife Strike Database. Washington, DC. Accessed 22 February 2010.

Frank, T. 2009. More birds, more strikes. USA Today. 16 January.

Holevinski, R., R. Malecki, and P. Curtis. 2006. Can hunting of translocated nuisance Canada geese reduce local conflicts? Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:845-849.

Levin, A. 2009. Collision risks rise with bird populations. USA Today. 1 February.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources. 2010. Ohio Division of Wildlife. Goose attacks. <> Accessed 20 February 2010.

Paulin, J., and D. Drake. 2004. Canada Goose Management Series: capture and euthanasia. Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension Fact Sheet. New Brunswick, New Jersey. Accessed 18 February 2010.

Seamans, T., S. Clemons, and A. Gosser. 2009. Observations of neck-collared Canada geese near John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York. Human-Wildlife Conflicts 3:242-250. Accessed 19 February 2010

US Department of Agriculture. 2009. Protecting health and safety. Washington, DC. <> Accessed 19 February 2010.

US Fish and Wildlife. 2009. Final Environmental Impact Statement: Resident Canada Goose Management. Accessed 16 February 2010.

US Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Migratory Birds. 2009. Resident Canada Goose Management. Accessed 23 February 2010.

Walsh, Bryan. 2009. Man vs. goose. Time. 6 July

Canada goose track. Photo by Stephen M. Vantassel

Recommended Citation

Canada Goose Management Website. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NRES 348 Wildlife Damage Management class, Spring Semester, 2010. Scott Hygnstrom, Instructor; Stephen Vantassel, Webmaster.

Picture (left) is a Canada goose track. Photo: Stephen M. Vantassel

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