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Behavioural observations of nest site selection in Adelie penguins at Cape Bird
Entry ID: K121_1986_1987_NZ_2

Abstract: Virtually all penguins return to their natal rookeries to breed, after spending a couple of years at sea. A majority of young birds of both sexes end up settling within 200 m of their natal nest after having wandered extensively through the rookery. The process by which penguins select nest sites was investigated. How the penguins find their way around the rookery and how much they experience ... View entire text
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  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

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Start Date: 1986-11-08
Stop Date: 1987-01-22
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05