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Chick weights of Grey-headed Albatrosses and Black-browed Albatrosses at Bird Island
GB/NERC/BAS/AEDC/00337

Summary

Abstract:
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.

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

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