Link to Web Site Portal Home
Record Search Query: [Parameters: Topic='BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION', Term='ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES', Variable_Level_1='BIRDS']
Observation of a skua club at Cape Bird to determine why they exist
Entry ID: K014_1970_1971_NZ_2

[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: Not far from breeding skuas in a colony there is often a flock of essentially non-breeding birds which is commonly known as the club. The purpose of the club was determined by constant observation on a daily basis. The behaviour of individual birds and the group was recorded.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-12-22
Stop Date: 1971-02-09
ISO Topic Category
Quality A very early expedition with limited information available. Any existing data and results are in the thesis, held in the School of Biological Science, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
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
View entire list
Publications/References
Hilton, J.E. 1970. Club formation in the McCormick skua. BSc (Hons) thesis, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-17

[ Update this Record ]



Link to NASA website
Responsible NASA Official:   Lola Olsen
Webmaster:   Monica Holland   ·  Contact GCMD User Support for assistance