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The Food, Growth and Fledging Success of Norwegian Puffin Chicks Fratercula arctica in 1980-1983
R. T. Barrett, T. Anker-Nilssen, F. Rikardsen, K. Valde, N. Røv and W. Vader
Ornis Scandinavica (Scandinavian Journal of Ornithology)
Vol. 18, No. 2 (May, 1987), pp. 73-83
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3676842
Page Count: 11
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The breeding success of Puffins Fratercula arctica, and the quality and quantity of food brought to their chicks were studied at 12 colonies along the coast of Norway in 1980-1983. In the north and south of the country, breeding success was good while, prior to 1983, it was poor or a total failure at colonies in the central region. Evidence which suggests a direct relationship between the level of Herring Clupea harengus stocks and the breeding success of Puffins at the latter colonies is presented.
Ornis Scandinavica (Scandinavian Journal of Ornithology) © 1987 Nordic Society Oikos