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Research Article

Geolocators Reveal Migration and Pre-Breeding Behaviour of the Critically Endangered Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus

  • Tim Guilford mail,

    tim.guilford@zoo.ox.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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  • Russell Wynn,

    Affiliation: Marine Geoscience Group, National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom

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  • Miguel McMinn,

    Affiliation: Conservation Department, Skua Gabinete de Estudios Ambientales Sociedad Limitada Profesional, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

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  • Ana Rodríguez,

    Affiliation: Conservation Department, Skua Gabinete de Estudios Ambientales Sociedad Limitada Profesional, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

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  • Annette Fayet,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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  • Lou Maurice,

    Affiliation: British Geological Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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  • Alice Jones,

    Affiliation: Marine Geoscience Group, National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom

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  • Rhiannon Meier

    Affiliation: Marine Geoscience Group, National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 21, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033753

About the Authors

Tim Guilford, Annette Fayet
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Russell Wynn, Alice Jones, Rhiannon Meier
Marine Geoscience Group, National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Miguel McMinn, Ana Rodríguez
Conservation Department, Skua Gabinete de Estudios Ambientales Sociedad Limitada Profesional, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
Lou Maurice
British Geological Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: tim.guilford@zoo.ox.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TG RW MM AR. Performed the experiments: TG RW MM AR LM AJ. Analyzed the data: TG AF RM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AF. Wrote the paper: TG RW. Constructed figures: TG RW AF LM. Commented on manuscript: MM AR AJ LM AF RM.