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Dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla forego breeding when Arctic Foxes Alopex lagopus are present during nest initiation
TLDR
In the unexpected absence of foxes in the second predator year 1995, Brent Geese incubated successfully on the small islands in the study area, however, they failed to raise their goslings as these were all predated, not by foxes but probably by gulls.
FOREGO BREEDING WHEN ARCTIC FOXES ALOPEX IAGOPUS ARE PRESENT DURING NEST INITIATION
In an area north of the Pyasina delta in Taimyr (Russia), nest distribution, nest initiation and breeding success of Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla were studied in six successive summer seasons