island: see James BayJames Bay,
shallow southern arm of Hudson Bay, c.300 mi (480 km) long and 140 mi (230 km) wide, E central Canada, in Nunavut Territory between Ont. and Que. Numerous rivers flow into the bay; many of these have been developed for hydroelectric power in Quebec (see James Bay
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Nest success and habitat selection of the Semipalmated Plover on Akimiski Island, Nunavut.
The highest densities were north of Akimiski Island and up the western side of James Bay, where many groups were found in shallow turbid water close to shore (Fig.
In another study of this species on Akimiski Island, Nunavut, a breeding male underwent a long-distance (30 km) dispersal event.
2A) and western James Bay, particularly north of Akimiski Island (Fig.
In 2004, the implanted female staged near Akimiski Island much longer than the males had in 2003, perhaps due to the winter conditions that persisted relatively late along western Hudson Bay that year.
Nesting on Akimiski Island and west and south of James Bay, these geese stick to the western edge of the Atlantic Flyway during migration.
But the nesting season wasn't great for this population in 2010, partly due to high predation by polar bears on Akimiski Island.
After subsequent research, Faoro learned the adult Canada goose was one of roughly 1,000 adults and 2,000 to 3,000 juveniles banded annually on Akimiski Island in western James Bay.
Akimiski Island, according to Brook, has noticeable coastal habitat damage from overgrazing by the nesting colonies of snow geese and Canada geese.