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Isle of May seabird studies in 1998 1998

Marine JNCC Publications Seabird Surveys 0963-8091 Birds Birds and the environment Birds of particular localities Important bird sites JNCC report series Monitoring Seabirds Species Surveillance and Monitoring 282

Abstract

This report summarises the results obtained in 1998 of the monitoring of various seabird species on the Isle of May. Long-term studies on numbers, breeding success, adult survival and chick food are underway on up to eight species. Due to the long period of immaturity and high annual survival rates of seabirds, it is essential that continuity of these long-term studies is maintained.

JNCC has designed a programme that will allow the numbers and breeding success of selected species of seabirds to be monitored at a range of colonies throughout the UK. In addition, selected colonies have been targeted for more detailed monitoring of reproductive performance and annual survival rates. These selected colonies are geographically spread in order to give the fullest possible coverage of British waters. The Isle of May NNR is a very suitable site in eastern Britain.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Biota

Reference date 1998··

Citation
Harris, M.P. & Wanless, S. 1998. Isle of May seabird studies in 1998. JNCC Report No. 282, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.

Lineage
This report summarises the results obtained in 1998 of the monitoring of various seabird species on the Isle of May.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2020·07·13

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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