Inexperienced birds and breeding in the Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea)


Among the Cory’s Shearwaters (Calonectris diomedea) of Selvagem Grande (30°09′N, 15°52′W), the rates of temporary non breeding, change of mate and nest-site and breeding failure in inexperienced birds are out of proportion with the frequency of these birds in the breeding population. However, this frequency being low - 15 % over the last decade - the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02465459


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