The rehabilitation of Swift Terns Sterna bergii incapacitated by marine foam on Robben Island, South Africa

@article{Parsons2006TheRO,
  title={The rehabilitation of Swift Terns Sterna bergii incapacitated by marine foam on Robben Island, South Africa},
  author={N. Parsons and Kathy Mc Tj{\o}rve and L. Underhill and Venessa Strauss},
  journal={Ostrich},
  year={2006},
  volume={77},
  pages={95 - 98}
}
  • N. Parsons, Kathy Mc Tjørve, +1 author Venessa Strauss
  • Published 2006
  • Geography
  • Ostrich
  • One-hundred-and-three incapacitated Swift Terns Sterna bergii were captured on Robben Island on 15 December 2003; 93 (90%) were released between 28 December 2003 and 4 February 2004, having been treated at the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) facility in Cape Town. The rehabilitation procedure is described. This is the first incident involving the admission of a large group of Swift Terns to SANCCOB and the first time birds have been known to be… CONTINUE READING
    5 Citations

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 REFERENCES
    Post‐release survival of oiled, cleaned seabirds in North America
    • 43
    BREEDING NOMADISM IN SOUTHERN AFRICAN SEABIRDS-CONSTRAINTS, CAUSES AND CONSERVATION
    • 61
    • Highly Influential
    A Note on the Occurrence of Diatoms on the Feathers of Diving Seabirds
    • 14
    • PDF
    Conservation Assessment and Management Plan for Southern African Coastal Seabirds. Avian Demography Unit, Cape Town, and Conservation Breeding Specialist Group
    • 2003
    Review of Ring Recoveries of Waterbirds in Southern Africa
    • 1999
    Soaked’ Cape Gannets at Ichaboe Island, Namibia
    • Bird Numbers 10(2): 8–9
    • 2001