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Individual study: Influence of artificial burrows and microhabitat on burrow competition between Chatham petrels Pterodroma axillaris and broad-billled prions Pachyptila vittata

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Sullivan W.J., Wilson K.J. & Paterson A. (2000) Influence of artificial burrows and microhabitat on burrow competition between Chatham petrels Pterodroma axillaris and broad-billled prions Pachyptila vittata. Emu, 100, 329-333


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Provide artificial nesting sites for burrow-nesting seabirds Bird Conservation

A replicated study from February-April in 1999 in 21 Chatham petrel Pterodroma axillaris nest sites in the Chatham archipelago, New Zealand (Sullivan et al. 2000), found that artificial nest sites were used by petrels. No details are provided on productivity.