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Breeding success of Gentoo penguins at Bird Island, South Georgia, from 1982 to 2020
GB/NERC/BAS/AEDC/00333

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Abstract:
The breeding success (calculated from nest and chick counts) of Gentoo penguins is monitored annually at Bird Island, South Georgia. The number of incubating nests and chicks reaching fledging stage are counted in several Gentoo penguin colonies. Data exist from 1982 onwards.

This work was funded by Natural Environment Research Council (UK) core funding to the British Antarctic Survey.

Keywords:
Bird Island, Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua, breeding success, chick count, nest count

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