Long-term population increase of black-browed albatrosses Thalassarche melanophrys at Heard Island, 1947/1948 – 2000/2001

  title={Long-term population increase of black-browed albatrosses Thalassarche melanophrys at Heard Island, 1947/1948 – 2000/2001},
  author={Eric J. Woehler and Heidi J. Auman and Martin J. Riddle},
  journal={Polar Biology},
Abstract. The breeding population of the black-browed albatross Thalassarche melanophrys has increased at Heard Island since the first census data were obtained in 1947/1948. Four breeding localities are known, and all populations have increased in the period 1947/1948–2000/2001. The breeding population is estimated to have been approximately 200 pairs in 1947/1948. Based on 2000/2001 census data, the population has increased to a minimum of approximately 600 pairs over the 53 years. Two… 

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