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Antarctic Albatross Displays Shift In Breeding Habits
2012-04-30 08:34:58

A new study of the wandering albatross — one of the largest birds on Earth — has shown that some of the birds are breeding earlier in the season compared with 30 years ago. Reporting online this month (April) in the journal Oikos, a British team of scientists describe how they studied the breeding habits of the wandering albatross on the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. They have discovered that because some birds are now laying their eggs earlier, the laying date for the...


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