Common Guillemots Uria aalge successfully feed two chicks

Harris, M. P.; Bull, J.; Wanless, S.. 2000 Common Guillemots Uria aalge successfully feed two chicks. Atlantic Seabirds, 2 (2). 92-94.

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A pair of Common Guillemots Uria aalge with a small chick adopted a second and successfully reared both to normal fledging age. A single day's feeding watch suggested that the pair doubled the normal feeding rate and the adults spent little time together at the nest-site, though the chick was never left unattended.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: CEH Programmes pre-2009 publications > Other
UKCEH and CEH Sections/Science Areas: _ Population & Conservation Ecology
Additional Keywords: Common Guillemot, Uria aalge, Isle of May
NORA Subject Terms: Zoology
Date made live: 08 Dec 2008 21:41 +0 (UTC)

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