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New publication

posted 27 Mar 2014, 07:31 by Philip Collins

We are pleased to announce our latest publication from work carried out on Puffin Island:

Collins P, Green JA, Dodd SG, Shaw P & Halsey LG (2014) Predation of black-legged kittiwake chicks Rissa tridactyla by a peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus: insights from time-lapse cameras. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126: 158-161

Which can be accessed here:

The paper documents nocturnal predation of Kittiwake chicks by a Peregrine Falcon as recorded by time-lapse cameras in the 2013 field season. The paper also highlights how valuable time-lapse cameras can be for defining nest fate and recording rare events.

To view all our publications from the island to date, navigate to the Research section on the left hand side.

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