The Arctic skua Stercorarius parasiticus L. in northwest Hornsund, Spitsbergen, summer of 1980

  • Izabella Dunin-Kwinta
  • Olgierd Rozycki

Abstract

The Arctic Skua stercorarius parasiticus was observed on the northwestern coast of Hornsund from 8 July to 2 September 1980, on the coastal tundra from Worcesterpynten to the mouth of the Bratteg river, and on the south bank of the river to its outRow from the Myrktjenna lake. A coastal belt with about 15. 1 km of shoreline and about 5.74 km2 of tpndra was covered. The density of breeding pairs, clutch and egg size, hatching success. distribution. and seasonal variability of abundance of birds were noted.

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Published
1985-01-02
How to Cite
Dunin-Kwinta, I., & Rozycki, O. (1985). The Arctic skua Stercorarius parasiticus L. in northwest Hornsund, Spitsbergen, summer of 1980. Polar Research, 3(1), 127-128. https://doi.org/10.3402/polar.v3i1.6945
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Research Notes