Signy Island


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Croxall, J.P., Rootes, D.M. & Price, R.A. 1981. Increases in penguin populations at Signy Island, South Orkney Islands. British Antarctic Survey Bulletin 54: 47-56.

Croxall, J.P., Steele, W.K, McInnes, S.J. & Prince, P.A. 1995. Breeding distribution of the Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea. Marine Ornithology 23: 69-99.

Dunn, M.J., Silk, J.R.D. & Trathan, P.N. 2010. Post-breeding dispersal of Adélie penguins ( Pygoscelis adeliae ) nesting at Signy Island, South Orkney Islands. Polar Biology 34 (2): 205-14.

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Rootes, D.M. 1988. The status of birds at Signy Island. British Antarctic Survey Bulletin 80: 87-119.

Tickell, W.L.N. 1962. The Dove Prion, Pachyptila desolata Gmelin. British Antarctic Survey Scientific Reports 33.

Waluda, C.M., Gregory, S. & Dunn, M.J. 2009. Long-term variability in the abundance of Antarctic fur seals Arctocephalus gazella at Signy Island, South Orkneys. Polar Biology 33 (3): 305-12.

Further resources

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BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Signy Island. Downloaded from on 06/05/2021.