Ukrainian Antarctic journal

No 15 (2016): Ukrainian Antarctic Journal

The topical segregation of penguins of genus Pygoscelis and antarctic shags (Phalarocorax bransfieldensis)

V. Smagol
I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. 15 B. Khmelnitskogo str. Kyiv, Ukraine
S. Molchanoff
The Department of Geology, Carraway building 909 Antarctic Way Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306 USA
Published January 18, 2017


The penguin fauna succession is studied from the western part of Graham Land. Due to climatic changes (warming up) the distribution of Gentoo penguins is observed and decreasing of area for Adelie penguins is indicated too. Gentoo penguins began to make nests on the territory of Adelie penguins, which show signs of stenobiontness.


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