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Population regulation and demography in Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at three penguin colonies on Ross Island (Cape Bird, Cape Crozier and Cape Royds) - K122_2004_2005_NZ_2
Entry ID: K122_2004_2005_NZ_2

Abstract: This study aims to investigate the factors regulating population size and colony distribution of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at three colonies on Ross Island (Cape Royds, Bird and Crozier) and when logistics allowed Beaufort Island through studying the importance of key resources (nesting space and food) and the way they are allocated by behavioural traits (philopatry, immigration and ... View entire text
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  N: -77.14   S: -77.56   E: 169.27   W: 166.17

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Start Date: 1994-12-01
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Lescroel, A., Ballard, G., Toniolo, V., Barton, K.J., Wilson, P.R., Lyver, P.O’B. and Ainley, D.G. 2010. Working less to gain more: when breeding quality relates to foraging efficiency. Ecology 91: 2044-2055.
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05