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Examination of Distribution and Abundance of Avian Predators in Relation to Prey Densities and to Oceanographic Conditions
Entry ID: ASAC_32

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Foods of the South Polar Skua in the eastern Larsemann Hills:

Regurgitated pellets and food remains were collected near nest sites, and from a club site, of south polar skuas Catharacta maccormicki in the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -69.0   E: 77.0   W: 75.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-01-01
Stop Date: 1990-02-28

Start Date: 1991-01-01
Stop Date: 1991-01-31
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Quality From the referenced paper: 'Foods of the South Polar Skua...':

17 nest sites were involved in this study, but only 13 (numbers 2-14) were visited regularly, while skuas were present in the area, during the sutdies on breeding chronology and success. Two sites (16 and 17) were visited only once during the main study period (but were ... View entire text
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Province or State: Tasmania
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Country: Australia
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Wang Z., Norman F.I. (1993) Foods of the south polar skua Catharacta maccormicki in the eastern Larsemann Hills, Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica. Polar Biology 13. 255-262
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DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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