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From Science Daily on 30-Aug-2016 21:17

Birds that have to work harder during breeding season will feel the effects of their exertions the following year, according to research. A new study found that migratory seabirds suffered negative repercussions when they had to spend more time rearing chicks, including decreased breeding success when they returned to the colony the following spring.


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