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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Procellariidae.

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  • Here, we investigated the demographic consequences of predator eradication for Cory's shearwater Calonectris diomedea, breeding in the Mediterranean, using a population model that integrates demographic rates estimated from individual life-history information with experimental measures of predation and habitat structure.

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  • Calonectris leucomelas (mean body mass = 0.6 kg, n = 7), white-chinned petrel

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  • Species found here include streaked shearwater (Calonectris leucomelas), brown booby (Sula leucogaster), red-footed booby (S. sula), great crested tern (Sterna bergii), and white tern (Gygis alba).

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