Remarks on the breeding conditions and moulting of the collared lemming (Dicrostonyx)
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Remarks on the breeding conditions and moulting of the collared lemming (Dicrostonyx) by Magnus DegerbГёl

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Published by C.A. Reitzel in København .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Magnus Degerbøl and U. Møhl-Hansen. With 27 figures in the text.
SeriesMeddelelser om Grønland, udgivne av Kommissionen for videnskabelige undersøgelser i Grøonland., Bd. 131, nr. 11, Meddelelser om Grønland ;, bd. 131, nr. 11.
ContributionsMøohl-Hansen, U.
LC ClassificationsQ115 .D39 bd. 131, nr. 11
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL190768M
LC Control Numbera 46005774

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P COLLARED LEMMINGS AT CHURCHILL, MANITOBA / PEAK ABUNDANCE LOW ABUNDANCE FIG. 2. The deviation lemming abundance small mammals (Pruitt, ; Courtin et al., ), although snowfall or relatively warm temperatures after freeze-up until the reduced snow cover in less extreme years is inconse- the snow has accumulated. Collared Lemming’s snow burrows are created with comfort in mind – they have room dedicated to sleeping, bathrooms, and nest rooms. The birth rates of some predator animals, like the Snowy Owl, depend on how many Collared Lemmings are available in the area during the breeding season.   Filmed near Toolik Lake, Alaska. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.   Therefore, all moulting adults captured were breeders and were at least two years old as snow geese do not breed as yearlings (Cooke, Rockwell & Lank , Reed ). We captured geese by driving groups of 1–4 families (i.e. 3–20 birds) into corral traps ( Cited by: