Title The winter diet of the great-winged petrel Pterodroma macroptera at sub-Antarctic Marion Island in 1991
Author Cooper, J.; Klages, N.T.W.
Author Affil Cooper, J., University of Cape Town, Department of Zoology, Animal Demography Unit, Rondebosch, South Africa
Source Marine Ornithology, 37(3), p.261-263. Publisher: African Seabird Group, Rondebosch, South Africa. ISSN: 1018- 3337
Publication Date 2010
Notes In English GeoRef Acc. No: 309903
Index Terms Indian Ocean Islands--Marion Island; Aves; behavior; Cephalopoda; Chordata; diet; feeding; Indian Ocean Islands; Invertebrata; Marion Island; Mollusca; Prince Edward Island Group; Procellariidae; Pterodroma macroptera; Tetrapoda; Vertebrata
Abstract Diet of great-winged petrels at Marion Island was found to be mainly squid in terms of diversity, frequency of occurrence and contribution by mass. Fish and crustaceans formed relatively minor parts of diet.
Publication Type journal article
Record ID 91537