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

  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},
'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

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 37 references

A Practical Guide to Mark-Recapture Analysis using SURGE

E. G. Cooch, N. Nur, R. Pradel
Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionelle et Evolutive, • 1996

Environmental influence on life - history traits : growth , survival , and fecundity in black brant ( Bratzta bernicla )

J. Clobert, J-D. Lebreton
Ecology • 1995

Environmental influence on life-history traits: growth, survival, and fecundity in black brant (Bratzta

J. S. Sedinger, Flint, M.S.P.L. Sr Lindberg
bernicla). Ecology, • 1995

The Snow Geese of La Perouse Bay - Natural Selection in the Wild

F. Cooke, D. B. Lank, R. F. Rockwell

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…