Survival Analysis of Eggs and Chicks of Adi 2 Lie Penguins ( Pygoscelis Adeliae )

@inproceedings{Davis2003SurvivalAO,
  title={Survival Analysis of Eggs and Chicks of Adi 2 Lie Penguins ( Pygoscelis Adeliae )},
  author={Lloyd S. Davis and FRANCES T. MCCAFFREY},
  year={2003}
}
ABSTR•CT.--Survival analysis was used to examine the fates of eggs in six colonies of Adf•lie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at Cape Bird, Antarctica. Hatching success was 56.2% and fledging success for chicks was 63.3%, giving an overall reproductive success of 35.6%. The major cause of losses of both eggs and chicks was predation by South Polar Skuas (Catharacta maccormicki). The second-most important causes of egg and chick mortality were desertion and starvation, respectively, both of which… CONTINUE READING