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Breeding biology and survival of guillemots (Uria aalge)

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The aims of the study were to examine some population parameters of the Common Guillemot Uria aalge on Skomer Island, Wales, where a decline in numbers has occurred, and to examine a number of different aspects of the birds' breeding biology.

The Common Guillemot is one of the most numerous seabirds in the northern hemisphere and breeds at densities unparalleled by any other bird species. Chapter 2 describes some Guillemot population parameters on Skomer. Between 1934 and 1975 a 62%...

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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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601870822
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Deposit date:
2017-10-05

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