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Burrow competition between broad-billed prions (Pachyptila vittata) and the endangered Chatham petrel (Pterodroma axillaris)
(Department of Conservation, 2000-12)
The endangered Chatham petrel (Pterodroma axillaris) competes for nesting burrows with the locally abundant broad-billed prion (Pachyptila vittata) at its only breeding site on South East Island, Chatham Islands. Prions ...
Feeding frequency, meal size and chick growth in Pycroft's petrel (Pterodroma pycrofti) : preparing for chick translocations in Pterodroma species
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 2004)
Many Pterodroma species are threatened, and translocations to predator-free islands are desirable for several species. As these birds are highly philopatric, only chicks that have not yet imprinted on their natal colony ...
Burrow competition between Chatham petrels and broad-billed prions : the effectiveness of burrow blockading as a management strategy
(New Zealand Department of Conservation, 1999-11)
The Chatham petrel (Pterodroma axillaris) is an endangered seabird endemic to the Chatham Islands, New Zealand. The breeding range is now restricted to Rangatira Island. Burrow competition between Chatham petrels and ...
Differences in habitat selection between Chatham petrels (Pterodroma axillaris) and broad-billed prions (Pachyptila vittata) : implications for management of burrow competition
(New Zealand Ecological Society., 2001)
The Chatham petrel (Pterodroma axillaris) is an endangered species restricted to a single population on South East Island, Chatham Islands, New Zealand. The key threat to Chatham petrel breeding success is interference ...
Westland petrels and hoki fishery waste: opportunistic use of a readily available resource?
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 2002-09)
The importance of fisheries waste in the diet of Westland petrels (Procellaria westlandica) was assessed using 3 different techniques. Dietary studies showed that during the hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) fishing season ...