Burrows and burrowing of the puffin (Fratercula arctica)

Hornung, M. N.. 1982 Burrows and burrowing of the puffin (Fratercula arctica). Bangor, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, 30pp. (Bangor Occasional Paper No.10)

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During a recent study of soil erosion in the Farne Islands, Northumberland puffin colony it became clear that any interpretation of the erosion process and its causes would require information on the size of nest burrows, their excavation and useful life. The following paper is an attempt to bring together published material on these topics with additional data obtained during the Farne Islands study

Item Type: Publication - Report
Programmes: CEH Programmes pre-2009 publications > Other
UKCEH and CEH Sections/Science Areas: _ Pre-2000 sections
ISSN: 0260-6925
Funders/Sponsors: NERC
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: scanned legacy working document
Additional Keywords: puffins, Fratercula arctica, soil erosion, nest burrows
NORA Subject Terms: Zoology
Ecology and Environment
Date made live: 17 Dec 2008 12:33 +0 (UTC)

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