Albatross Research

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Subject: Albatross Research
From: David Adams <>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 20:19:10 +1100
Thanks for posting the link to the summary of this fascinating study.

For anyone that has the chance, the Kaena Point Albatross colony on Oahu is
worth a vist. It's somewhat out-of-the way, but worth the trouble if you're
on island at the right time of year. This colony didn't even exist years
ago - making it highly unusual in many respects. The colony had no chance
of success due to the ferel animals that cover Oahu (dogs, cats, mongoose)
until a barrier fence was erected with help from a New Zealand team.
Albatross are far less common in the Northern Hemisphere than the Southern
and this colony is one of the easiest places to reach them. Plus, you get
to drive around the island and see lovely bits that are otherwise easy to

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