March 2012 – vol. 105, issue 3, pp 118–144 Abstract The mountainous island of South Georgia, situated in the cold but productive waters of the Southern Ocean, is a UK Overseas Territory and one of the world’s most important seabird islands. It is estimated that over 100 million seabirds are based there, while there may have been an order of magnitude more before the introduction of rats. South Georgia has 29 species of breeding b... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.