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It's unlikely that the Wisdom's chick, a Laysan albatross,  survived the onslaught of the 
tsunami when it hit Midway. Much of the Black-footed Albatross colony seems to have been 
wiped out. See: 
http://birdingblogs.com/2011/szimi/devastating-tsunami-claims-lives-of-humans-and-birds
Hilke Breder
Brattleboro


Date sent:      	Sat, 12 Mar 2011 13:11:51 -0500
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Subject:        	[VTBIRD] Oldest breeding bird
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Thought you fellow VTBIRDers would be interested in this article.
 
Ruth Stewart
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http://content.usatoday.com/communities/sciencefair/post/2011/03/oldest-recorded-wild-bird-
bears-chick-wisdom-albatross-midway/1