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The breeding biology of the gannet (Sula bassana) with particular reference to behaviour

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Gannets were studied on the Bass Rock (Scotland) between 1960 and 1963, and particularly in a colour ringed group (the observation colony). The account is in two parts (general breeding biology and behaviour) which are amalgamated in this brief summary.

The entire Gannet population of the Bass was estimated in June 1962 and a considerable increase over the 1949 population (last count) shown (about 4,800 pairs in 1949 to about 7,000 pairs in 1962, excluding 'club' birds). The increa...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Department of Zoology
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Publication date:
1963
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
601870016
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2015-03-25

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