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Appendix B. Survival estimates derived from mark–recapture analyses and life history traits of alcids used in comparative analysis.

TABLE B1. Survival estimates derived from mark–recapture analyses and life history traits of alcids used in comparative analysis. Citations appear online in Appendix C.

Common Name

Genus

Species

Mass (g)

Clutch

Survival

Reference

Razorbill

Alca

torda

727

1

0.900

(Chapdelaine 1997)

Common Murre

Uria

aalge

975

1

0.939

(Sydeman 1993)

Thick-billed Murre

Uria

lomvia

945

1

0.890

(Gaston and Jones 1998)

Black Guillemot

Ceppus

grylle

427

2

0.870

(Frederiksen and Petersen 1999)

Pigeon Guillemot

Ceppus

columba

485

2

0.800

(Nelson 1991)

Ancient Murrelet

Synthliboramphus

antiquus

213

2

0.770

(Gaston 1990)

Cassin's Auklet

Ptychoramphus

aleuticus

174

1

0.776

(Gaston 1992)

Crested Auklet

Aethia

cristatella

220

1

0.890

(Gaston 1992, Bertram et al. 2000)

Whiskered Auklet

Aethia

pygmaea

117

1

0.820

(Gaston and Jones 1998)

Least Auklet

Aethia

pusilla

81

1

0.873

(Jones et al. 2002)

Rhinoceros Auklet

Cerorhinca

monocerata

492

1

0.829

(Bertram et al. 2000)

Atlantic Puffin

Fratercula

arctica

387

1

0.937

(Harris et al. 1997)



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