Tag: "rookeries" at biology news
Seal rookeries could provide a reliable food source for endangered California condors, study finds
...ed in captivity be released near seal and sea lion rookeries
so that the birds can once again feast on the carc...tries started around that time, and the large seal rookeries
and whale carcasses quickly disappeared. So the condors were once again stuck without a food source....
Elephant seal pups suffer from ocean warming
...iño. Sea lions and fur seals that feed near their rookeries
at the surface of the ocean are known to be very sensitive to water temperature changes, as an increase in water temperature usually causes their prey to migrate to cooler areas, depleting local food resources and resulting in pup starvation. Elephan...