Body size and age of recruitment in Snow Geese Anser c . caerulescens

@inproceedings{Cooch2010BodySA,
  title={Body size and age of recruitment in Snow Geese Anser c . caerulescens},
  author={Evan G. Cooch and David B Lank and ' ROBERTF.ROCKWELL and Fred Cooke},
  year={2010}
}
'At what age to start breeding?' is a question fundamental to analysis of life histories. VVhile there has been considerable interest in the theoretical aspects of age of first breeding, comparatively little work has been done on the problems of estimating recruitment rates in wild populations. Most studies to date have relied on ad hoc methods that rely on one or more assumptions which may be generally untenable. Recently, it has been suggested that mark—recapture analysis can provide a robust… CONTINUE READING

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