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Comparative breeding biology of some seabirds of Ascension Island

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with special reference to two species of Sula and the fairy Tern
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The work of which this study is an account was carried out while the author was Deputy Leader of the British Ornithologists' Union Centenary Expedition to Ascension Island , from November 1957 to April 1959.

The objects of the expedition were to investigate the general breeding biology of the resident tropical seabirds with a view to discovering how the timing of their breeding was controlled. In most temperate birds the controlling factors are changes in day-length, temperature, a...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1961
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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601894397
Deposit date:
2013-06-22

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