Diet studies of seabirds: A review and recommendations

by Robert T. Barrett, Kees Camphuysen, Tycho Anker-Nilssen, John W. Chardine, Robert W. Furness, Stefan Garthe, Ommo H??ppop, Mardik F. Leopold, William A. Montevecchi, Richard R. Veit show all authors
ICES Journal of Marine Science ()
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We review the different methods that are used to collect dietary data from marine birds. We consider their limitations and practicalities and emphasize critical data gaps in our knowledge of the feeding ecology of seabirds (namely diets outside breeding seasons). To enhance comparability of findings among studies, species, and oceanographic regions, we make recommendations on standards for the reporting of results in the literature

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