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(nēn, nĕn) or


(nĕn), river, c.90 mi (140 km) long, rising in the Northampton Uplands, central England, and flowing NE past Northampton, Oundle, Peterborough, and Wisbech to the Wash. It is navigable to Peterborough and drains part of the Fens.
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The four-day-old grey Hawaiian Goose gosling, or nene as it is known in its native Hawaiian Islands, in just one of the young wildfowl to be successfully reared at the trust's base at Slimbridge, Gloucestershire.
But it's not all gloom: The Hawaiian Goose, for instance, bounced back from a low of 30 birds in 1952 to its current population of over 500.
We were not aware when we started that there were species on the verge of extinction," he says, but ornithologist and painter Sir Peter Scott changed things with his films about the Hawaiian goose in the early 1960s.
The most famous of the resident birds is probably the nene or Hawaiian goose.
Nationally, the Safe Harbor concept is responsible for the reintroduction of the Hawaiian goose (the state's official bird) to the island of Molokai, after an absence of more than two centuries, and the return of the northern aplomado falcon, North America's rarest falcon, as a breeding bird in Texas after an absence of several decades.
You will be able to see all sorts of animals, including: Kate the Kingfisher | Flavia the Andean flamingo | Benedict the Bewick's swan | Emily the Emperor dragonfly and | Lottie the otter |Nick Brooks, Martin Mere's general manager said: "We take particular pride in helping to conserve the Hawaiian goose (Nene), the world's rarest goose, which was identified as a species that needed protecting by our founder Sir Peter Scott.
7%) with condor poxvirus (CPV), followed by approximately 92% similarity with canary poxvirus (CNPV) and Hawaiian goose poxvirus (HGPV), but less similarity (approximately 69%) to fowl poxvirus (FPV), the type species of the genus Avipoxvirus of the family Poxviridae.
By adding Kahuku Ranch, the Park Service incorporates into the park one of the most active parts of the Mauna Loa volcano, as well as a variety of endangered plant and animal species, such as the Hawaiian goose.
Forest Service; nene or Hawaiian goose (Branta (=Nesochen) sandvicensis) reintroduction in cooperation with the State of Hawaii; and numerous monitoring studies of forest birds, feral ungulates, invasive weeds, yellow-jacket wasps (Vespula pensylvanica), vegetation recovery, and native tree growth and survival in outplanting areas.
With a pig-free area in which to work, the Partnership is focusing on restoring rare plants and native birds, including the Hawaiian hawk, Hawaiian goose and Hawaiian hoary bat.
The Hawaiian Goose represents W W T 's greatest conservation success story by breeding the birds in captivity and releasing them in the wild.
An avian poxvirus from cutaneous lesions in a Hawaiian goose (Branta sandvicensis) was characterized in this study.

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