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Westland petrels and hoki fishery waste: opportunistic use of a readily available resource?
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 2002-09)
The importance of fisheries waste in the diet of Westland petrels (Procellaria westlandica) was assessed using 3 different techniques. Dietary studies showed that during the hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) fishing season ...
Westland petrels and the hoki fishery: determining co-occurrence using satellite telemetry
(Lincoln University. Ecology and Entomology Group., 1997-02)
Project: Westland petrels were tracked by satellite and the tracks followed by the birds compared to the distribution of hoki fishing vessels. The proportion of time that Westland petrels spent in the vicinity of fishing ...
Results of the Westland petrel satellite tracking programme 1995 season
Three male Westland petrels, Procellaria westlandica, with chicks were tracked by satellite between 11 August and 19 September 1995. The flights are illustrated in the accompanying maps. The results show the importance of ...
Radio- and satellite-tracking Westland Petrels Procellaria westlandica
(African Seabird Group, 1997)
Two foraging trips of one female and one male Westland Petrel Procellaria westlandica partially tracked by radio telemetry, and six foraging trips by three male Westland Petrels tracked by satellite telemetry are reported. ...