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Research Article

How Much Is Too Much? Assessment of Prey Consumption by Magellanic Penguins in Patagonian Colonies

  • Juan E. Sala mail,

    juansala@cenpat.edu.ar

    Affiliation: Centro Nacional Patagónico, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina

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  • Rory P. Wilson,

    Affiliation: Swansea Moving Animal Research Team, Biosciences, College of Science, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom

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  • Flavio Quintana

    Affiliations: Centro Nacional Patagónico, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina, Wildlife Conservation Society, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

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  • Published: December 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051487

About the Authors

Juan E. Sala, Flavio Quintana
Centro Nacional Patagónico, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina
Rory P. Wilson
Swansea Moving Animal Research Team, Biosciences, College of Science, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Flavio Quintana
Wildlife Conservation Society, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Corresponding Author

Email: juansala@cenpat.edu.ar

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JES RPW FQ. Performed the experiments: JES RPW FQ. Analyzed the data: JES RPW FQ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JES RPW FQ. Wrote the paper: JES RPW FQ.