Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Environment Research Council (NE/R0001017/1)
Received: 13 August 2019
Accepted: 2 January 2020
First Online: 3 March 2020
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.
: The Science Animal Ethics Committee (SFAEC) of the University of Cape Town approved the research protocols for this study (protocol number 2014/V10/PR) as part of a larger project entitled, “Population dynamics and conservation of Southern Ocean albatrosses and petrels”. Field procedures, i.e., deployments of similarly sized devices on other prion species, have been approved by the Animal Ethics Committees of the British Antarctic Survey.