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Species: Black-footed Albatross
Life Stage: Breeder (Plumage 3)
Release Date: 2008-08-05 19:53:00
Release Location: Cordell Bank
Last Location: 2008-09-20 00:55:37
This bird is named after Fred Astaire because like BFAL, he liked dance parties. Submitted by Tracy Gill, NOAA.
Fred Astaire stopped transmitting on September 20, 46 days after being tagged. Because the voltage data from the transmitter revealed that the singe AA battery had not been exhausted. This result suggests that the transmitter failed or detached prematurely.