Estimating rat predation on Humboldt Penguin colonies in north-central Chile

@article{Simeone2012EstimatingRP,
  title={Estimating rat predation on Humboldt Penguin colonies in north-central Chile},
  author={Alejandro Simeone and G. Luna-Jorquera},
  journal={Journal of Ornithology},
  year={2012},
  volume={153},
  pages={1079-1085}
}
AbstractRats (Rattus spp.) are among the most successful alien predators brought to islands by humans and have had devastating impacts on numerous seabird populations, but studies demonstrating rates of consumption and ecological impacts on penguins are scarce and mostly based on anecdotal evidence. We investigated the effects of rat predation on Humboldt Penguins (Spheniscus humboldti) by simulating unattended clutches with domestic Chicken eggs. Experiments were independently set at two… Expand

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