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Population study, growth rate of chicks, mortality rate, diurnal observations, measurements of aggressiveness and the collection of morphological and anatomical data of an adelie penguin colony at Cape Bird
Entry ID: K014_1978_1979_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: A population study was conducted on Adelie penguins in the Northern colony at Cape Bird. 15 colonies were selected for daily observations and complete maps of every colony was made to measure the number and position of eggs, chicks and adults. Daily observations were made of each nest and the location of un-nesting birds, the mortality rate and cause of death of eggs and chicks and after the ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-11-17
Stop Date: 1979-01-26
ISO Topic Category
Quality A very early expedition with limited information available. Any existing data and results are in the publications.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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
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Publications/References
Aoyanagi, M. Temporal change of an Adélie penguin population in the creche-forming period. Antarctic record 32(1): 85-101, 1988.

Ensor, P.H. 1979 Effect of storms on the breeding success of South Polar skuas at Cape Bird, Antarctica. Notornis 26(4): 349-352.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-17

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