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Observations of feeding chase behaviour, attendance patterns and foraging trip durations of adults to determine the function of feeding chase behaviour in adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae)
Entry ID: K063_2004_2006_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Adelie penguins exhibit a unique form of behaviour known as the feeding chase, whereby a parent is chased by its creche aged chicks before feeding them. The brood reduction hypothesis proposes that feeding chases lead to preferential feeding of one chick when food is scarce. The contradictory brood maximisation hypothesis suggest feeding chases serve to distribute food evenly amongst chicks ... View entire text
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1.   N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68  
2.   N: -77.55   S: -77.55   E: 166.15   W: 166.15  
3.   N: -77.52   S: -77.52   E: 169.4   W: 169.4  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-01-16
Stop Date: 2005-01-24

Start Date: 2006-01-16
Stop Date: 2006-01-26
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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 3 479 7654
Fax: +64 3 479 7584
Email: adelie at stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Zoology Department
Center for Science Communication
University of Otago
PO BOX 56
City: Dunedin
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-10-14

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