El Niño Southern Oscillation events have been associated with large fluctuations in seabird and landbird populations of the Galápagos Islands. We reveal different effects of climatic variation on the abundance and distribution of a waterbird, as illustrated by the flamingos Phoenicopterus ruber living in saline coastal lagoons of the arid Galápagos environment. Using time series analyses [autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA)] to model the temporal variations in abundance,...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Vargas, F. H. et al. (2008). 'Effects of climate variation on the abundance and distribution of flamingos in the Galápagos Islands', Journal of Zoology 276(3), 252–265. [The definitive version of the article is available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1469-7998.2008.00485.x/abstract]. © 2008 the authors. The full-text of this article is not available in ORA, but you may be able to access the article via the publisher copy link on this record page.
Effects of climate variation on the abundance and distribution of flamingos in the Galápagos Islands
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