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The Lake of the Cemetery

Tindle, Elizabeth (1978) The Lake of the Cemetery. Noticias de Galapagos, 28(28), pp. 19-20.

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Abstract

This is brief paper written in the "here and now" as the event happened and describes the early morning journey of the author by balsa wood raft to the breeding colony of greater flamingoes (Phoenicopterus ruber) on the island of Isabela in the Galapagos archipelago in 1976. Isabela comprises five volcanoes in a north south alignment. The Lake of the Cemetary is close to the site of a former penal colony which is now the only village on the island. The ethological observations at the bird colony are discussed.

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ID Code: 52942
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Charles Darwin Foundation material regarding the Galapagos Archipelago. UNESCO and Republic of Ecuador approved. "Noticias de Galapagos" has recently changed its name to "Galapagos Research".
ISSN: 1390-2830
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (060000) > ECOLOGY (060200) > Behavioural Ecology (060201)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (060000) > ZOOLOGY (060800) > Animal Behaviour (060801)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Administrative Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1978 Elizabeth Tindle
Deposited On: 06 Aug 2012 12:43
Last Modified: 20 May 2013 22:11

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