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Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) and McCormick skua (Catharacta mccormicki) census of the Cape Bird colony 1974 - 1978
Entry ID: K014_1974_1975_NZ_4

Abstract: A population census of the three Adelie penguin colonies in the area of Cape Bird was carried out over several seasons since 1965, between November and December each year. These counts were conducted by ground based observations. Simultaneously, aerial photographs were taken by another study. The total number of birds was counted by 2 people using hand counters. The totals needed to be within 1% ... View entire text
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Description: Aerial Adelie penguin population counts in the Ross Sea Region
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-11-27
Stop Date: 1974-12-02
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Spurr, E.B. Wilson, K.J. Sagar, P.M. 1990 Bird species recorded at Cape Bird, Ross Island, Antarctica. Notornis 37(1): 37-43

Wilson, K.J. 1990 Fluctuations in populations of Adélie penguins at Cape Bird, Antarctica. Polar record 26(159): 305-308
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