Predictive habitat modelling to estimate petrel breeding colony sizes: sooty shearwaters (Puffinus griseus) and mottled petrels (Pterodroma inexpectata) on Whenua Hou Island
Darren Scott, Henrik Moller, David Fletcher, Jamie Newman, Jagannath Aryal, Corey Bragg, Kristin Carleton
New Zealand Journal of Zoology | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2009
We thank other members of the Kia Mau Te Titi Mo Ake Tonu Atu Research team and other fieldworkers who helped collect data: Natasha Fijn, Mitch Bartlett, Pete Lei, and the Department of Conservation staff on Whenua Hou. The New Zealand Foundation for Research, Science and Technology and the University of Otago provided financial support. We are grateful to the Rakiura Titi Islands Administrating Body, Southland Department of Conservation and the Whenua Hou Management Committee for allowing access to restricted areas of the island. Jessica Lach and Ben Knight, two anonymous referees and then wonderful editing by Carolyn King greatly improved earlier drafts of the manuscript.