Breeding distribution and abundance of seabirds on islands off north-central Chile

@inproceedings{Simeone2003BreedingDA,
  title={Breeding distribution and abundance of seabirds on islands off north-central Chile},
  author={Alejandro Simeone and Guillermo Lara-Jorquera and Mariano Bernal and Stefan Garthe and Felipe D. Sep{\'u}lveda and Roberto Villablanca and Ursula Ellenberg and Macarena Contreras and Julieta Mu{\~n}oz and Tamara Pince},
  year={2003}
}
Between 1999 and 2003 we collected information on the breeding distribution and abundance of 12 seabird species occurring on nine islands off the coasts of north and central Chile (27 °-33° S). The Peruvian booby Sula variegata was the most abundant seabird with a breeding population of ca. 18,000 pairs concentrated in two islands, followed by the Humboldt penguin Spheniscus humboldti with ca. 9,000 pairs, the largest colony being at Chañaral Island with ca. 7,000 pairs. Kelp gulls Larus… CONTINUE READING

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