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Diet and foraging areas of Southern Ocean seabirds and their prey inferred from stable isotopes: review and case study of Wilson's storm-petrel
Analysis of stable isotope ratios in animal tissues has emerged as a powerful tool for determining the trophic level and composition of prey and foraging location. We summarize here data on theExpand
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Diving seabirds share foraging space and time within and among species
Ecological theory predicts that animals with similar foraging strategies should not be able to co-exist without segregating either in space, time or diet. In communities, intra-specific competitionExpand
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Moving polewards in winter: a recent change in the migratory strategy of a pelagic seabird?
BackgroundDuring the non-breeding period, many birds migrate to milder areas, found closer to the equator than their breeding sites. Opposite movements are very rare. In the Southern Ocean, theExpand
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House mouse colonization patterns on the sub-Antarctic Kerguelen Archipelago suggest singular primary invasions and resilience against re-invasion
BackgroundStarting from Western Europe, the house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus) has spread across the globe in historic times. However, most oceanic islands were colonized by mice only within theExpand
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Introduced mammals coexist with seabirds at New Island, Falkland Islands: abundance, habitat preferences, and stable isotope analysis of diet
The largest known colony of Thin-billed prions Pachyptila belcheri has been coexisting with introduced mammals for more than 100 years. Three of the introduced mammals are potential predators ofExpand
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Survival of rockhopper penguins in times of global climate change
Anthropogenic changes in the marine environment and global climate change have led to population declines in several seabird species worldwide. Rockhopper penguins (Eudyptes chrysocome and EudyptesExpand
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Begging and provisioning of thin-billed prions, Pachyptila belcheri, are related to testosterone and corticosterone
Vigorous begging is usually seen as an expression of parent–offspring conflict over limited resources. Chicks signal need by begging, but the evolution of honest signals requires the signals to beExpand
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Corticosterone in thin-billed prion Pachyptila belcheri chicks: diel rhythm, timing of fledging and nutritional stress
Glucocorticosteroids (GCs) of the hypothalam–pituitary–adrenal axis play a role in association with both stressful events and daily life processes. However, relatively little is known about the roleExpand
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Aspects of the breeding biology of the southern rockhopper penguin Eudyptes c. chrysocome and new consideration on the intrinsic capacity of the A-egg
The rockhopper penguins Eudyptes chrysocome have recently been split into the northern E. moseleyi and the southern E. chrysocome rockhopper penguin. It is therefore crucial to have a comprehensiveExpand
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CHICK GROWTH AND BREEDING SUCCESS OF THE BURROWING PARROT
Abstract We present the first data on the breeding biology of wild Burrowing Parrots (Cyanoliseus patagonus). We studied chick growth and breeding success at the largest colony of the species in theExpand
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