)Brown Booby in flight. (Rodenas 2014)
Movement patterns of Masked Boobies in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico
Masked Boobies are a focus of two tracking projects. The first was initiated in 2012 in Jamaica and the second was initiated in 2013 in Mexico.
2012: Satellite tags, geolocators, GPS, foraging; Pedro Bank, Jamaica.
2013: GPS, foraging, habitat use; Isla Muerto, Mexico; BirdsCaribbean, Sacramento Zoological Society.
Patrick Jodice, USGS South Carolina Cooperative Research Unit / Clemson University
Caroline Poli (MS)
Adriana Vallarino Moncada, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados Unidad Mérida
Autumn-Lynn Harrison, Institute for Parks, Clemson University
USGS, US Fish and Wildlife Service, BirdsCaribbean through a grant from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, and Sacramento Zoological Society
High spatial fidelity among foraging trips of Masked Boobies from Pedro Cays, Jamaica. Bradley P. Wilkinson, Ann M. Haynes-Sutton, Llewelyn Meggs, and Patrick G. R. Jodice. 2020. PlosONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0231654
Dynamic oceanography determines fine scale foraging behavior of Masked Boobies in the Gulf of Mexico.
Caroline L. Poli, Autumn-Lynn Harrison, Adriana Vallarino, Patrick D. Gerard, and Patrick G. R. Jodice. 2017. PLoSONE. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0178318