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Skua chick survival rates under two experimental conditions, experimentally fed and siblings contained in separate enclosures
Entry ID: K017_1993_1994_NZ_1

Abstract: Skuas at high latitiudes have high chick mortality shortly after the chicks hatch due to the older chick chasing the younger and smaller chick from the nest area where it starves or becomes predated. Field observations were made on 49 nests with pairs of chicks. Nests were checked routinely each day with nest activity recorded. Two experimental manipulations were attempted: (a) to assess whether ... View entire text
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  N: -77.45   S: -77.45   E: 169.18   W: 169.18

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Start Date: 1993-12-23
Stop Date: 1994-01-25
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Young, E.C. And Miller, C.D. Siblicidal brood reduction in South Polar Skua. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 30: 79-93.
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