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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (19): jeb203695.
Published: 10 October 2019
... temperatures, humidity and oxygen levels. However, there has been limited research into avian thermoregulation during migration in extreme environments. This study aimed to investigate the effect of flight performance and high altitude on body temperature ( T b ) of free-flying bar-headed geese ( Anser indicus...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (1): jeb170738.
Published: 10 January 2018
...Julia M. York; Miriam Scadeng; Kevin G. McCracken; William K. Milsom ABSTRACT High-altitude bar-headed geese ( Anser indicus ) and Andean geese ( Chloephaga melanoptera ) have been shown to preferentially increase tidal volume over breathing frequency when increasing ventilation during exposure...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (13): 1974–1984.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Sabine L. Lague; Beverly Chua; Anthony P. Farrell; Yuxiang Wang; William K. Milsom ABSTRACT Bar-headed geese ( Anser indicus ) fly at high altitudes during their migration across the Himalayas and Tibetan plateau. However, we know relatively little about whether rearing at high altitude (i.e...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (12): 2172–2175.
Published: 15 June 2013
...Jessica U. Meir; William K. Milsom SUMMARY The bar-headed goose ( Anser indicus ) crosses the Himalaya twice a year at altitudes where oxygen (O 2 ) levels are less than half those at sea level and temperatures are below −20°C. Although it has been known for over three decades that the major...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (21): 3347–3356.
Published: 01 November 2002
... trained barnacle geese Branta leucopsis (mean mass 2.1 kg) and bar-headed geese Anser indicus (mean mass 2.6 kg) to walk inside a respirometer on a treadmill and to fly in a wind tunnel with a respirometry mask at a range of speeds. We measured f H and V̇ O 2 simultaneously during walking on the treadmill...