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Marathon penguins – reasons and consequences of long-range dispersal in Fiordland penguins / Tawaki during the pre-moult period

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Competing Interests

Klemens Pütz and Benno Lüthi are trustees of the Antratic Research Trust. David M Houston is Technical Adviser at the New Zealand Department of Conservation. Robin Long is trustee and Tawaki Ranger for the West Coast Penguin Trust.

Author Contributions

Thomas Mattern conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Klemens Pütz conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Pablo Garcia-Borboroglu conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Ursula Ellenberg conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

David M Houston conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Robin Long conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Benno Lüthi conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Philip J Seddon conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Ethics approval was obtained from the University of Otago’s Animal Ethics Committee (AEC-04/14)

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

New Zealand Department of Conservation, issued the relevant research permits (RES-3888)

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Movebank.org

Funding

This study was funded through grants by the Global Penguin Society, Ornithological Society New Zealand (Birds NZ Research grant), the J S Watson Trust and Forest & Bird Southland. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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