Breeding-site vagrancy and hybridization in albatrosses

@article{Phillips2018BreedingsiteVA,
  title={Breeding-site vagrancy and hybridization in albatrosses},
  author={Richard A. Phillips and John E. Cooper and Theresa M. Burg},
  journal={Ibis},
  year={2018}
}

A juvenile Tristan albatross (Diomedea dabbenena) on land at the Crozet Islands

Given the challenges in identifying immature Diomedea albatrosses, such dispersal events may be more common than thought previously.

A juvenile Tristan albatross (Diomedea dabbenena) on land at the Crozet Islands

Given the challenges in identifying immature Diomedea albatrosses, such dispersal events may be more common than thought previously.

Hybridization and cuckoldry between black-browed and grey-headed albatrosses

Results suggest that the black-browed albatross cuckolded its social mate with another grey-headedAlbatross in 2006/07, and the failures of the other three breeding attempts at the egg stage possibly indicate genetic incompatibility with the social partner.

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