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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (1): jeb170738.
Published: 10 January 2018
...-altitude resident Andean geese that could minimize the cost of breathing more deeply. We compared these two species with a low-altitude migratory species, the barnacle goose ( Branta leucopsis ). We ventilated anesthetized birds to measure mechanical properties of the respiratory system and used CT scans...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (13): 1974–1984.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Barnacle goose Ventilation Cardiac output Metabolic rate Oxygen uptake Stroke volume For cardiovascular measurements, surgery was conducted under general and local anesthesia 1 day before the hypoxic exposure. All geese were first weighed, gently restrained and induced with isoflurane (4...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (18): 2941–2948.
Published: 15 September 2009
... of the relationship throughout the remainder of the annual cycle. * Author for correspondence( S.Portugal.1@bham.ac.uk ) 25 6 2009 2009 heart rate cardiovascular barnacle goose rate of oxygen consumption stroke volume Efficient use of energy is a key determinant of fitness( Brody...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (8): 1391–1397.
Published: 15 April 2007
... ± s.e.m. moult barnacle goose metabolism annual cycles foraging behaviour Timing of the annual moult is an important component of energy allocation in birds ( Hohman et al., 1992 ; Gates et al., 1993 ). Barnacle geese Branta leucopsis , like almost all waterfowl, undergo a simultaneous...