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Seabirds of the Farallon Islands: Ecology, Dynamics, and Structure of an Upwelling-System Community

Edited By: DG Ainley and RJ Boekelheide

454 pages, 35 b/w photos, figs, tabs

Stanford University Press

Hardback | Aug 1990 | #7154 | ISBN: 0804715300
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About this book

This group of small islands and rocks, which lies twenty miles off San Francisco, is home to a large and remarkably diverse assemblage of seabirds. Hundreds of thousands of birds from eleven species use these busy rocks throughout the year. Based on a fifteen year study, this book illustrates how closely the birds breeding ecology is linked to fluctuations in the marine environment, and especially availability of food resources.

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