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Murre Seabird Chicks Hatch on California’s Channel Islands, First Time in 100 Years

August 9, 2011 | 3:08 pm

Murre Seabird Chicks Hatch on California’s Channel Islands, First Time in 100 Years

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Murre seabirds have reestablished a breeding ground on the Channel Islands for the first time since 1912. It’s a big deal, says USGS seabird ecologist Josh Adams, because these are birds of habit who tend to nest in the same places. “You don’t see natural recolonization events in seabird populations that often,” he says. The […]

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