Increasing trend in the number of Southern Rockhopper Penguins (Eudyptes c. chrysocome) breeding at the Falkland Islands

@article{Baylis2013IncreasingTI,
  title={Increasing trend in the number of Southern Rockhopper Penguins (Eudyptes c. chrysocome) breeding at the Falkland Islands},
  author={Alastair M M Baylis and Anton Carl Wolfaardt and Sarah Crofts and Pierre Pistorius and Norman Ratcliffe},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={36},
  pages={1007-1018}
}
The Falkland Islands currently supports one of the largest Southern Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes c. chrysocome) populations. Archipelago-wide censuses conducted in 2000 and 2005 revealed that the number of breeding pairs had declined by 30 % during this period. To establish whether the breeding population continued to decline, an archipelago-wide census was conducted in 2010. We report a conservative estimate of 319,163 ±SD 24,820 pairs breeding at the Falkland Islands in 2010. This represents… CONTINUE READING

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