DEMOGRAPHY AND NATURAL HISTORY OF LAYSAN ALBATROSS ON OAHU, HAWAII

@inproceedings{Young2009DEMOGRAPHYAN,
  title={DEMOGRAPHY AND NATURAL HISTORY OF LAYSAN ALBATROSS ON OAHU, HAWAII},
  author={Lindsay C. Young and Eric A. Vanderwerf and David Geoffrey Smith and John T. Polhemus and Naomi Swenson and Chris Swenson and Brent R. Liesemeyer and Betsy H. Gagne and Sheila Conant},
  year={2009}
}
—Laysan Albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis) began re-colonizing sites across the Pacific in the 1970s after severe population declines, and fledged the first chick on the island of Oahu in 1992. We report the status of Laysan Albatross populations at Kaena Point and Kuaokala on the island of Oahu, Hawaii and provide new demographic data for this species. Colonies on Oahu were monitored weekly from 2004 to 2008; all individuals were censused, banded, and genetically identified to gender. There… CONTINUE READING

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