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Reproductive success of Potomac River ospreys--1970

Chesapeake Science

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Abstract

Osprey reproductive success on the Potomac River during 1970 is described. Thirty-five percent of the accessible active nests fledged young and only 0.70 young were fledged per active nest. Egg failure was the major cause of poor success. Reproduction was below that considered normal for a stable population.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Reproductive success of Potomac River ospreys--1970
Series title:
Chesapeake Science
Volume
12
Issue:
4
Year Published:
1971
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
278-280
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
278
Last page:
280
Number of Pages:
3