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Chick weights of Grey-headed Albatrosses and Black-browed Albatrosses at Bird Island


The weights of chicks in monitored nests of Black-browed Albatrosses are measured at 80 and 108 days after hatching (prior to 2006, weights at 85 and 90 days were also taken). Similarly the weights of Grey-headed Albatross chicks are measured at 100 and 131 days after hatching (prior to 2006, weights at 90 and 95 days were also taken). Data exist since 1989.

Bird Island, Black-browed Albatross, Grey-headed Albatross, chick mass

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