Comparative distribution, movements and diet of harbour and grey seals from the Moray Firth, N.E. Scotland

  title={Comparative distribution, movements and diet of harbour and grey seals from the Moray Firth, N.E. Scotland},
  author={Paul M. Thompson and Bernie McConnell and Dominic J. Tollit and Ann Mackay and Colin Hunter and Paul A. Racey},
  journal={Journal of Applied Ecology},
The distribution, movements and foraging activity of harbour and grey seals from the inner Moray Firth, N.E. Scotland, were compared using a combination of observations at haul-out sites, VHF and satellite-link telemetry, and analyses of diet composition. Terrestrial abundance of both grey and harbour seals was highest during the summer but there were marked differences in the extent to which the two species moved between different haul-out sites. Harbour seals showed local seasonal changes in… Expand
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