[Book review] Skua and penguin: Predator and prey

The Auk



The skua and penguin with title billing in this book are specifically the South Polar Skua (Catharacta maccormicki) and the Adélie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae), More specifically, they are the populations of those two species that breed at Cape Bird on Ross Island, Antarctica (77°14'S, 16628'E), where the author and his students and colleagues conducted research during 1965-1970, Young presents the results of that research (with apologies for the long delay), using later research conducted by others on these species to help evaluate and interpret the findings from his program,

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title [Book review] Skua and penguin: Predator and prey
Series title The Auk
Volume 112
Issue 3
Year Published 1995
Language English
Publisher American Ornithological Society
Contributing office(s) Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Description 2 p.
First page 815
Last page 816
Public Comments Review of: Skua and Penguin: Predator and Prey. Euan Young. 1994. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom. xvi + 452 pp., 53 line diagrams, 44 half-tones. ISBN 0-521-32251-0, $99.95 cloth
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