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Measurements of factors affecting the timing of nest relief in Adelie penguins at Cape Bird
Entry ID: K121_1986_1987_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The timing of nest relief is crucial to the nesting success of adelie penguins. Experiments were conducted to test whether the physiological conditions of the female will determine how long she stays at sea to feed. Stressed females should stay at sea longer and the male mate would have to shorten their foraging trip to match the date of hatching accurately. At least one adult penguin was banded ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-11-08
Stop Date: 1987-01-22
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ISO Topic Category
Quality The data can be found in the publications. Field notebooks still exist. Please contact the investigators for any raw data.
Ancillary Keywords
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
Email: gary.millar at mawson.aad.gov.au
Country: AUSTRALIA
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Publications/References
Davis, L.S. and G.D. Miller. 1990. Foraging patterns of Adélie Penguins during the incubation period. In Knowles & Kerry (Eds.). Antarctic ecosystems: change and conservation. Springer Verlag, Berlin. pp203-207.

Miller, G.D. And Davis, L.S. 1993. Foraging flexibility of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae): Consequences for an indicator species. Biological Conservation 63: 223-230.

Davis, L.S. Ward, G.D. Sadlier, R.M.F.S. Foraging for Adélie penguins during the incubation period. Notornis 35(1): 15-23, 1988.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-27

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