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Table 2 Wintering regions and subsequent summer breeding regions of 39 greater white-fronted geese (Anser albifrons frontalis) captured and fit with GPS-ACC-GSM transmitters during winters 2016–2018. Values are percentages of the total number of GPS locations in each winter region (GPS) that correspond to breeding regions from the number of geese that wintered there (n). Regions include Interior Alaska, USA, Western Alaskan coast and Seward Peninsula, Alaska, USA (West AK/Seward Pen.), the North Slope of Alaska, USA, mainland Northwest Territories, CA (NWT), Western Nunavut and high Arctic islands of Nunavut, CA (West NU/Arctic Isl.), central Nunavut, CA, and eastern Nunavut, CA

From: Winter fidelity, movements, and energy expenditure of Midcontinent Greater White-fronted Geese

    Winter Region
Breeding Region na GPSb MAV Chenier Plain Texas Mid-coast Lower Texas Coast South Texas Brushlands Rolling/High Plains Mexico Other
Interior Alaska 3 6122 26.2 0.0 0.5 0.03 0.3 32.9 39.7 0.3
North Slope Alaska 15 27,000 10.1 19.0 9.8 9.2 33.5 13.0 0.0 5.4
NWT 3 1735 24.8 6.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 68.2 0.0 0.06
West NU/Arctic Isl. 8 24,805 15.3 24.4 1.7 21.1 15.8 19.4 0.02 2.4
Central Nunavut 6 19,259 19.3 9.4 0.04 0.3 24.0 11.2 0.0 35.7
East Nunavut 4 3696 1.0 80.5 5.4 10.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.1
West AK/Seward Pen. 0
  1. a Number of geese in each breeding region that provided winter GPS data included in analyses
  2. b Number of GPS locations during winter from geese (n) associated with each respective breeding region