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Survival estimates for North American Atlantic brant, 1956-75

Journal of Wildlife Management

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Abstract

The entire banding and recovery record for Atlantic brant (Branta bernicla hrota) was analyzed to determine recovery and survival rates for 1956-75. Composite survival rates for all adults (sex of banded birds was not recorded) during the 19-year period ranged from 0.984 to 0.591 (x = 0.785). Survival rates for Atlantic brant are relatively high among all geese but at the low end of the range for all brant. Detailed assessment of population structure and survival rates for each age and sex cohort are needed for this population.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Survival estimates for North American Atlantic brant, 1956-75
Series title:
Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume
50
Issue:
1
Year Published:
1986
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
29-32
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Journal of Wildlife Management
First page:
29
Last page:
32
Number of Pages:
4