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Breeding success of Gentoo penguins at Bird Island
GB/NERC/BAS/AEDC/00333

Summary

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.

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

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