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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 ...
Kiwi forego vision in the guidance of their nocturnal activities
(Public Library of Science, 2007-02)
Background: In vision, there is a trade-off between sensitivity and resolution, and any eye which maximises information gain at low light levels needs to be large. This imposes exacting constraints upon vision in nocturnal ...
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. ...
Seasonal and diurnal attendance of Kea (Nestor notabilis) at Halpin Creek rubbish dump, Arthur's Pass, New Zealand
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1999-06)
The diurnal and seasonal attendance of Kea (Nestor notabilis) at Halpin Creek dump, Arthur's Pass, from April 1996 to March 1997 was investigated. Many more male (n=56) than female (n=4) Kea were banded at the dump. ...
Birds observed at Scott Island, Ross Sea, Antarctica
(African Seabird Group, 1996)
Scott Island is a basaltic volcanic plug about 500 m long and 150–300 m wide about 550 km northeast of Cape Adare, the closest point on the Antarctic Continent. This article reports on birds observed there during visits ...
Timing of the breeding season and survey of the blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) between the Taramakau and Mokihinui rivers, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand
A survey of the Blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) was conducted between the Taramakau River and the Mokihinui River on the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand from 1 October 2005 until 24 January 2006. The primary aim ...