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Population ecology of the South Polar skua at Cape Hallett: 1967-1969
Entry ID: K017_1966_1969_NZ_1

Abstract: A banding study of the South Polar Skua (Catharacta maccormicki) was conducted over three field seasons (1966/67, 1967/68 and 1968/69) at Cape Hallett. A swinging door type trap was constructed in order to catch and band adult skuas in the area, contributing to the international banding scheme at the time. A population census was conducted over the same three seasons. In th 1960/61 season Maher ... View entire text
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  N: -72.32   S: -72.32   E: 170.27   W: 170.27

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1968-11-22
Stop Date: 1969-02-02
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Quality Banding and nest success rates are in the logistics report. All data is reported in the publications.
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Johnston, B.R. 1971 Skua numbers and conservation problems at Cape Hallett, Antarctica. Nature 231(5303): 469
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05