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Skua chick survival rates under two experimental conditions, experimentally fed and siblings contained in separate enclosures
Entry ID: K017_1993_1994_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Skuas at high latitiudes have high chick mortality shortly after the chicks hatch due to the older chick chasing the younger and smaller chick from the nest area where it starves or becomes predated. Field observations were made on 49 nests with pairs of chicks. Nests were checked routinely each day with nest activity recorded. Two experimental manipulations were attempted: (a) to assess whether ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.45   S: -77.45   E: 169.18   W: 169.18

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-12-23
Stop Date: 1994-01-25
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
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 Ext 85186
Fax: +64 9 373 7417
Email: cd.millar at auckland.ac.nz
Contact Address:
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
City: Auckland
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Young, E.C. And Miller, C.D. Siblicidal brood reduction in South Polar Skua. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 30: 79-93.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-04

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