An estimate of population sizes of burrowing seabirds at the Diego Ramirez archipelago, Chile, using distance sampling and burrow-scoping

@article{Lawton2005AnEO,
  title={An estimate of population sizes of burrowing seabirds at the Diego Ramirez archipelago, Chile, using distance sampling and burrow-scoping},
  author={Kieran Lawton and Graham Robertson and Roger Kirkwood and Jos{\'e} Valencia and Roberto P. Schlatter and David Smith},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={229-238}
}
The Diego Ramirez Islands lie 60 nautical miles southwest of Cape Horn and are the breeding site for three species of burrowing seabirds: blue petrels (Halobaena caerulea), common diving petrels (Pelecanoides urinatrix) and sooty shearwater (Puffinus griseus). Burrowing seabirds are highly vulnerable to predation by introduced vertebrate pests, and Diego Ramirez is an important breeding site because it is one of a few remaining subantarctic island groups with no introduced predators. Diego… CONTINUE READING
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