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From Science Daily on 26-Oct-2016 11:16

Understanding population dynamics is crucial for the conservation of long-lived species like albatrosses, but collecting data on albatrosses before they reach adulthood and begin to breed is challenging. A new study provides the first direct estimates of the population size and annual survival of young birds in Oahu’s Laysan Albatross population, giving important new insights into the demographics of these “prebreeders.”


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