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Record: oai:ARNO:505008

AuthorJ. de Korte
TitleBirds, observed and collected by ”De Nederlandse Spitsbergen Expeditie” in West and East Spitsbergen, 1967 and 1968-’69; first part
JournalBeaufortia
Volume19
Year1972
Issue253
Pages113-150
ISSN0067-4745
AbstractThe present article mainly concerns the birds of northern Edgeøya, where a Netherlands’ expedition had residence for a consecutive period of thirteen months. In addition, information from Hornsund, Kvalpynten and Hopen, also visited by members of the Expedition, is given. Data concerning weight, food, moult, plumage and phenology are presented as well as measurements of the specimens collected.
Special attention has been paid to Gavia stellata (taxonomy), Fulmarus glacialis (colour phases), Branta leucopsis (breeding), Stercorarius parasiticus and Stercorarius pomarinus (plumages), Sterna paradisaea (breeding) Cepphus grylle (phenology) and Plectrophenax nivalis (taxonomy).
Document typearticle
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