Title

Interspecific fostering of a wedge-tailed shearwater ardenna pacifica by white-necked petrels pterodroma cervicalis on Phillip Island, Norfolk Island group

RIS ID

127662

Publication Details

O'Dwyer, T. W., Portelli, D. & Carlile, N. (2018). Interspecific fostering of a wedge-tailed shearwater ardenna pacifica by white-necked petrels pterodroma cervicalis on Phillip Island, Norfolk Island group. Marine Ornithology, 46 (1), 43-45.

Abstract

We report the cross-fostering of a Wedge-tailed Shearwater chick by White-necked Petrels during the 2016/17 breeding season in the Norfolk Islands. Our finding highlights the possibility that cross-fostering of these procellariids can be used in conservation applications.

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