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Penguins: Natural History and Conservation
Edited by Dr. Pablo Garcia-Borboroglu and Dr. Dee Boersma

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2017

  • Comparing reproductive success of a colonial seabird , the Magellanic penguin, estimated by course- and fine-scale temporal sampling. The Condor, 2017.
  • Telomeres shorten and then lengthen before fledging in Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). Aging, 2017.
  • First observations of post-fledging care in Galápagos penguins (Spheniscus mendiculus). The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 2017.
  • The strong connection between forage fish and their predators: A response to Hillborn et al. (2017). Fisheries Research, 2017.
  • 2016

  • Natural Selection on morphology varies among years and by sex in Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). The Auk, 2016.
  • 2015

  • Population regulation on Magellanic penguins: What determines changes in colony size? PLOS One, 2015.
  • Marine protection is needed for Magellanic penguins in Argentina based on long-term data. Biological Conservation, 2015.
  • Changes in habitat use and nesting density in a declining seabird colony. Population Ecology, 2015.
  • 2014

  • Pollution, habitat loss, fishing, and climate change as a critical threats to penguins. Conservation Biology, 2014.
  • Winter migration of Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) along Southeastern Pacific. Waterbirds, 2014.
  • Predator Responses to the Exploitation of Forage Fish: The PREP Equation. Conservation Letters, 2014.
  • Conservation of Migratory Magellanic Penguins Requires Marine Zoning. Biological Conservation, 2014.
  • Climate Change Increases Reproductive Failure in Magellanic Penguins. PLOS One, 2014.
  • The Glucocorticoid stress response in Magellanic penguins: comparing within and between breeding seasons, by age and colony, after fighting, and with other penguin species. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 2014.
  • 2013

  • Beach attendance in Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). Ardeola, 2013.
  • Parental behavior controls incubation period and asynchrony of hatching in Magellanic Penguins: Reply to Demongin, Poisbleau, and Eens (2013). The Condor, 2013.
  • 2012

  • Research priorities for seabirds: improving conservation and management in the 21st century. Endangered Species Research, 2012.
  • The global contribution of forage fish to marine fisheries and ecosystems. Fish and Fisheries, 2012.
  • Occurrence of Magellenic penguins along the Brazilian Northeast coast during the 2008 austral winter. The Scientific World Journal, 2012.
  • Avian pox in Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). Journal of Wildlife Disease, 2012.
  • Mercury levels in feathers of Magellanic penguins. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2012.
  • Patterns of acceptance of artificial eggs and chicks by Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). Journal of Ornithology, 2012.
  • MHC Diversity and Mate Choice in the Magellanic Penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus. Journal of Heredity, 2012.
  • Penguins and Petroleum: Lessons in Conservation Ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 2012.
  • 2011

  • Parental behavior controls incubation period and asynchrony of hatching in Magellanic penguins. The Condor, 2011.
  • Effects of predation risk on the nocturnal activity budgets of thin-billed prions Pachyptila belcheri on New Island, Falkland Islands. Polar Biology, 2011.
  • Effects of fisheries on seabird community ecology. Reviews in Fisheries Science, 2011.
  • 2010

  • Calculating egg volume when shape differs: when are equations appropriate. Journal of Field Ornithology, 2010.
  • Effects of double bands on Magellanic penguins. Journal of Field Ornithology, 2010.
  • Feather-loss disorder in the African and Magellanic penguins. Waterbirds, 2010.
  • Magellanic penguin mortality in 2008 along the SW Atlantic coast. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2010.
  • 2009

  • Flipper bands do not affect foraging-trip duration of Magellanic penguins. Journal of Field Ornithology, 2009.
  • Foraging distance affects reproductive success in Magellanic penguins. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 2009.
  • Intraclutch egg-size dimorphism in Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus): adaptation, constraint, or noise? The Auk, 2009.
  • Following the fish: penguins and productivity in the South Atlantic. Ecological Monographs, 2009.
  • Magellanic penguin eggshell pores: does number matter? British Ornithologists’ Union, 2009.
  • Marine reserve in Chile would benefit penguins and ecotourism. Ocean and Coastal Management, 2009.
  • Regional genetic structure in the Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) suggests metapopulation dynamics. The Auk, 2009.
  • 2008

  • Penguins as Marine Sentinels. BioScience, 2008.
  • Tourism and Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus): An Example of Applying Field Endocrinology to Conservation Problems. Neotropical, 2008.
  • 2007

  • Oceans apart: conservation models for two temperate penguin species shaped by the marine environment. Marine Ecological Progress Series, 2007.
  • Anchovy fisheries threat to Patagonia ecosystem. Science, 2007.
  • Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus Humboldti) in the Northern Hemisphere. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 2007.
  • Egg size and parental quality in thin-billed prions, Pachyptila belcheri: effects on offspring fitness. Animal Behaviour, 2007.
  • Modeling the effect of El Niño on the persistence of small populations: the Galápagos penguin as a case study. Biological Conservation, 2007.
  • 2006

  • Chronic oil pollution harms Magellanic penguins in the Southwest Atlantic. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2006.
  • Habituation of adult Magellanic penguins to human visitation as expressed through behavior and corticosterone secretion. Conservation Biology, 2006.
  • Agonistic interaction in wild male Magellanic penguins: when and how do they interact? Journal of Ethology, 2006.
  • Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) kills Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) on land. Marine Mammal Science, 2006.
  • Flipper Banding of Penguins a Problem? Marine Ornithology, 2006.
  • Name that Tune: Call Discrimination and Individual Recognition in Magellanic Penguins. Animal Behaviour, 2006.
  • 2005

  • Living laboratory in peril. Science. May, 2005.
  • Los pingüinos de las costas Argentinas: estado poblacional y conservación. Hornero, 2005.
  • Age and food deprivation affects expression of glucocorticosteriod stress response in Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus). Chicks Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 2005.
  • Intraclutch egg-size variation in Magellanic penguins. The Condor, 2005.
  • Field endocrinology and conservation biology. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 2005.
  • Physiological and behavioral differences in Magellanic penguin chicks in undisturbed and tourist-visited locations of a colony. Conservation Biology, 2005.
  • 2004

  • Physiological condition in Magellanic penguins: does it matter if you have to walk a long way to your nest? The Condor, 2004.
  • Why penguin eggshells are thick. The Auk, 2004.
  • 2003

  • Fighting in female Magellanic penguins: when, why, and who wins? Wilson Bulletin, 2003.
  • Marine birds and harmful algal blooms: sporadic victims or under-reported events? Harmful Algae, 2003.
  • Diving behavior of Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) at Punta Tombo. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 2003.
  • 2002

  • Applying ecology to conservation: tracking breeding penguins at New Island South Reserve, Falkland Islands. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 2002.
  • A comprehensive review of Endangered Species Act recovery plans. Ecological Applications, 2002.
  • Winning and losing: causes for variability in outcome of fights in male Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). Behavioral Ecology, 2002.
  • A comparison of genetic diversity between the Galápagos penguin and the Magellanic penguin. Conservation Genetics, 2002.
  • Improving U.S. Endangered Species Act recovery plans. Conservation Biology, 2002.
  • Habitat use and breeding distribution of Magellanic penguins in northern San Jorge Gulf, Patagonia, Argentina. Auk, 2002.
  • 2001

  • Response from Boersma and Colleagues. BioScience, 2001.
  • How good are endangered species recovery plans? BioScience, 2001.
  • 2000

  • Three Southern right whales dead along Argentine coast. Marine Mammal Science, 2000.
  • Nesting density and reproductive success in a colonial seabird, the Magellanic penguin. Ecology, 2000.
  • 1999

  • Nest concealment and its relationship to predation and reproductive success in the magellanic penguin at its southern-most continental colony. Ornithologia Neotropical, 1999.
  • Limiting abuse: marine protected areas, a limited solution. Ecological Economics, 1999.
  • Where breeding Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) forage: satellite telemetry results and their implications for penguin conservation. Marine Ornithology, 1999.
  • 1998

  • Population trends of the Galápagos penguin: impacts on El Niño and La Niña. Condor, 1998.
  • Satellite tracking of Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) migration. Condor, 1998.
  • Nest-site characteristics and reproductive success in Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). Auk, 1998.
  • Independent scientific review in natural resource management. Conservation Biology, 1998.
  • Principles for sustainable governance of the oceans. Science, 1998.
  • The breeding ecology of Magellanic penguins at Cabo Virgenes, Argentina: what factors determine reproductive success? Colonial Waterbirds, 1998.
  • The adrenocortical response to stress in incubating Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). Auk, 1998.
  • Flexible growth rates in fork-tailed storm-petrels: a response to environmental variability. Auk, 1998.
  • 1997

  • Magellanic Penguins Decline in South Atlantic. Penguin Conservation, 1997.
  • Feeding chases and food allocation in Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae). Animal Behaviour, 1997.
  • Efectos de la calidad de habitat sobre el éxito reproductivo del pinguino de magellanes (Spheniscus magellanicus) en Cabo Virgenes Santa Cruz, Argentina. Ornithologia Neotropical, 1997.
  • 1996

  • Breeding biology of the dolphin gull at Punta Tombo, Argentina. Condor, 1996.
  • Status and conservation of Magellanic penguins Spheniscus magellanicus in Patagonia, Argentina. Bird Conservation International, 1996.
  • Aspectos particulares de la biologia de reproduccion y tendencia poblactional del pinguino de magellanes (Spheniscus magellanicus) en la colonia de Cabo Virgenes, Santa Cruz, Argentina. Hornero, 1996.
  • Satellite telemetry of the winter migration of Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae).Polar Biology, 1996.
  • Feeding behavior, size asymmetries, and food distribution in Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) chicks. Auk, 1996.
  • 1995

  • Un delicado equilibrio en Chubut. America, 1995.
  • Hormonal and reproductive effects of low levels of petroleum fouling in the Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus). Auk, 1995.
  • Water over the bridge. American Scientists, 1995.
  • Muddy waters: seabird mortality following the Exxon Valdez oil spill. American Scientists, 1995.
  • 1994

  • Consequences of nest desertion and inattendance for Magellanic penguin hatching success. Auk, 1994.
  • Causes of nest desertion during incubation in the Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus). Condor, 1994.
  • Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) are affected by chronic petroleum pollution along the coast of Chubut, Argentina. Auk, 1994.
  • Reproductive endocrinology and weight change in relation to reproductive success in the Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 1994.
  • 1992

  • The effects of human disturbance on Magellanic penguin breeding success. Bird Conservation International, 1992.
  • Effects of nest type and location on reproductive success of the Magellanic penguins Spheniscus magellanicus. Marine Ornithology, 1992.
  • 1991

  • Status of wild and captive penguin population. Tree, 1991.
  • Effects of substrate on the distribution of Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). Auk, 1991.
  • 1990

  • Direct and indirect effects of peregrine falcon predation on seabird abundance. Auk, 1990.
  • Parental quality and selection on egg size in the Magellanic penguin. Evolution, 1990.
  • 1987

  • Penguins oiled in Argentina. Science, 1998.
  • 1986

  • Body temperature, torpor and growth in chicks of fork-tailed storm-petrels (Oceanodroma furcata). Physiological Zoology, 1986.
  • Seabirds reflect petroleum pollution. Science, 1986.
  • 1982

  • Why do some birds take so long to hatch? American Naturalists, 1982.
  • 1979

  • Egg neglect in the Procellariiformes: reproductive adaptations in the fork-tailed storm-petrel. Condor, 1979.
  • Egg chilling and the thermal environment of the fork-tailed storm-petrel (Oceanodroma furcata) nest. Physiological Zoology, 1979.
  • 1978

  • Breeding patterns of Galapagos penguins as indicators of oceanographic conditions. Science, 1978.
  • 1977

  • An ecological and behavioral study of the Galápagos penguin. Living Bird, 1977.