Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Emperor Goose
Emperor Goose Chen canagica
Described by: Sevastianov (1802)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Philacte canagica, Anser canagicus, Anser canagica
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RangeNe. Siberia and nw. North America (w. Alaska);
Breeds in Ne. Siberia from the Chukotski Peninsula s. to Anadyrland and formerly w. to the Kolyma River, also on St. Lawrence and Nunivak Is. to coastal w. Alaska from the Kotzebue Sound, Noatak River estuary, n. Seward Peninsula and the Yukon River estuary s. to Kiskokwim Bay.
Winters along the Pacific coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Commander Is., Aleutian Is., outer Kodiak Is., and the Alaskan Peninsula (Port Moller, Izembeck Bay e. to Sanak Is.) and possibly e. to the Cook Inlet.
North America n. of Mexican border
Summer: Breeds on St. Lawrence and Nunivak Is. to coastal w. ALK from the Kotzebue Sound, Noatak River estuary, n. Seward Peninsula and the Yukon River estuary s. to Kuskokwim Bay.;
Winter: along the Pacific coast of the Aleutian Is., outer Kodiak Is. and s. ALK from the Alaskan Peninsula (Port Moller, Izembeck Bay e. to Sanak Is.) and possibly e. to the Cook Inlet.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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