Mass and date at departure affect the survival of Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus chicks after leaving the colony

Ancient Murrelet (Synthliboramphus antiquus) Science Article 4

abstract

I compared the timing of colony departure and body mass of 53 Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus chicks that were retrapped as adults in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, with those of 3992 chicks not retrapped.

ANTHONY J. GASTON, IBIS 739: 673-678, 1997

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