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The breeding success (timing of laying, hatching, creche formation, causes of failure and posture thermoregulation) of adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at Cape Bird, Ross Island
Entry ID: K121_1977_1978_NZ_1

Abstract: A section of the Northern Rookery at Cape Bird, Ross Island, adelie penguin rookery was chosen as a study area. Birds were caught, banded and given an alpha numeric number for identification purposes. All nest sites in this area were mapped and each nest was inspected daily. Timing of laying and hatching were recorded to determine the role of synchronisation and social stimulation in Adelie ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1977-10-23
Stop Date: 1978-01-24
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Davis, L.S. Egg and chick survival of the Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) at Cape Bird, Antarctica. M.Sc., University of Canterbury : . 1980.
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DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24