A study on the siting, establishment and maintenance of territories in the South Polar Skua (Catharacta maccormicki)
Entry ID: K017_1967_1968_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: A study of skua territories was conducted by examining siting, establishment and maintenance of territories in two very different conditions including in an area close to the penguins where skuas nest in a tight concentration and in an alpine exposed area of low skua concentration. Direct observations of conflicts and encounters through the summer and the changing position of boundaries was ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1967-11-10
Stop Date: 1968-02-15
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: euany at xtra.co.nz
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Publications/References
Young, E.C. 1972 Territory establishment and stability in McCormick skua. Ibis 114: 234-244
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-25
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