Influence of Disturbance and Predation on Breeding Success of the African Black Oystercatcher, Haematopus moquini, on Robben Island, South Africa

@inproceedings{Tjrve2008InfluenceOD,
  title={Influence of Disturbance and Predation on Breeding Success of the African Black Oystercatcher, Haematopus moquini, on Robben Island, South Africa},
  author={K. M. C. Tj{\o}rve and L. G. Underhill},
  year={2008}
}
  • K. M. C. Tjørve, L. G. Underhill
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Abstract Breeding success of African Black Oystercatchers (Haematopus moquini) was monitored over three austral summers on Robben Island, South Africa from 2001 to 2004. Robben Island is a busy tourist destination which has a resident population that live and work on the island in addition to tourists that visit the island daily. Potential predators of birds’ eggs and chicks include feral cats (Felis catus), Kelp Gulls (Larus dominicanus), Mole Snakes (Pseudaspis cana) and House Rats (Rattus… CONTINUE READING
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