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Longevity records and survival estimate of birds in a Guatemala rain forest

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Longevity records and survival estimate of birds in a Guatemala rain forest; 2002; Article; Journal; Program and Abstracts, Association of Field Ornithologists and the Wilson Ornithological Society, Fort Myers, Florida; Robbins, C.S.; Dowell, B.; Hines, J.

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Birds were mist-netted for ten consecutive 'winter' seasons at two sites on Cerro San Gil and for three to nine seasons at eight other sites on the mountain. Sixteen nets were used at each site for three days; net locations were the same each year. From 1,255 subsequent-year recaptures we computed annual survival using the program MARK. A low annual survival of 0.26+0.03 for Long-tailed Hermit probably reflects extensive wandering in search of food. The only other residents with low survival rates were Ochre-bellied Flycatcher (0.32) and Olive-backed Euphonia (0.38). Other residents tested ranged from 0.49 for Red-capped Manakin to 0.67 for Stub-tailed Spadebill and are within ranges reported from other tropical sites. Rates for migrants [...]

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journalProgram and Abstracts, Association of Field Ornithologists and the Wilson Ornithological Society, Fort Myers, Florida
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