Adult survival and avian cholera in Common Guillemots Uria aalge in the Baltic Sea

Guillemot (Uria aalge) Science Article 2


Common Guillemots Uria aalge are long-lived seabirds with a low annual reproductive output; hence annual adult survival is a significant parameter for the sustainability of the population (Harris & Birkhead 1985, Hudson 1985). Oiling, bycatches, and large-scale oceanographic and foodweb changes are commonly considered to be potential major threats to adult Common Guillemot survival. […].

Henrik Osterblom, Henk P. van der Jeugd & Olof Olsson, Ibis(2004),146

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