Curlew Sandpiper determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Calidris ferruginea | [UK] Curlew Sandpiper | [FR] Bécasseau cocorli | [DE] Sichelstrandläufer | [ES] Correlimos Zarapitín | [IT] Pivonello comune | [NL] Krombekstrandloper


Growth, behaviour of broods and weather-related variation in breeding productivity of Curlew Sandpipers Calidris ferruginea.
Author(s): Schekkerman H., Van Roomen M.W.J. & Underhill L.G.
Abstract: Growth and survival of chicks and movements of broods were studied in Curlew Sandpipers in N.E. Taimyr, Siberia, in 1991. Breeding was synchronised, 73% of 30 clutches hatching during 10-15 July. Nests were distributed clumped in dry frost-heaved tun..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 86 (2): 153-168.
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Mate Guarding by Curlew Sandpipers (Calidris ferruginea) during Spring Migration in North Siberia
Author(s): PETER FRODIN et al.
Abstract: In several wader species that breed in the High Arctic, birds appear in pairs immediately after arrival at their breeding grounds (see references in Meltofte, 1985). It is generally unknown, however, whether pairs were formed shortly after arrival a..[more]..
Source: ARCTIC, VOL. 47(2) p. 142-144
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