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Emergent coasts of Akimiski Island, James Bay, Northwestern Territories, Canada: Geology, geomorphology, and vegetation.
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.
Several islands, including the crescent-shaped Akimiski Island, are visible in the frozen bay.
From the 1700s until the mid-1940s, caribou migrated from wintering areas in the Hudson Bay Lowland Ecoregion and Boreal Shield Ecozone to summering areas as far east as Cape Henrietta Maria and Akimiski Island (Lytwyn, 2002; Magoun et al.
Nesting ecology and gosling survival of Canada Geese on Akimiski Island.
Although the James Bay islands remain part of Nunavut, the western James Bay Cree assert that the western James Bay islands, including Akimiski Island, were part of the Cree traditional territory and that these islands have never been surrendered through treaty.
Par exemple, en s'appuyant sur un scenario de rechauffement climatique donnant lieu a une elevation du niveau de la mer de 1,8 mm par annee, une etendue plausible pour les modeles d'ajustement isostatique laisse entendre que les iles Strutton et les iles du cap Hope rejoindront la partie continentale du Quebec dans environ 400 ans ou plus, tandis que l'ile Akimiski mettra environ 700 ans a s'integrer a la partie continentale de l'Ontario.
Linh Nguyen, Trent University, studying the distribution of shorebirds on Akimiski Island, Nunavut;
Nesting on Akimiski Island and west and south of James Bay, these geese stick to the western edge of the Atlantic Flyway during migration.
Morphometric discrimination of giant and Akimiski Island Canada geese.
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.