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Species: Black-footed Albatross
Life Stage: Sub-Adult (Plumage 2)
Release Date: 2008-08-05 22:06:00
Release Location: Cordell Bank
Last Location: 2008-10-08 23:57:44
This bird is named Oski in commemoration of a great part of California and University history. Many fans of Oski travel all over the world each year and Oski the Albatross is another traveler from California. Submitted by Ed Ryken, BeachWatch / GFNMS volunteer.
Oski stopped transmitting after 64 days, well beyond the expected 55-day life-span of the single AA battery. The transmitter sensor data indicated that the voltage dropped before transmissions ceased, suggesting that the battery had been exhausted.