Migrants and residents of a long-lived seabird differ in their behavioural response to a stressor

Marie Claire Gatt, José Pedro Granadeiro & Paulo Catry
Inter-individual variation in behaviour has been recognised as a major driver of population ecology, but its relationship to migratory strategy has been ill-explored. Here, we investigated whether male migrant and resident Cory’s Shearwaters (Calonectris borealis), a long-lived partially migratory seabird, are distinguishable by their temperament at the colony. We tracked a large number of individuals over two winters using GLS devices and assessed whether exploratory behaviour and reaction to extraction from the nest corresponded to...
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