Pectoral Sandpiper determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Calidris melanotos | [UK] Pectoral Sandpiper | [FR] Bécasseau tacheté | [DE] Graubrust-Strandläufer | [ES] Correlimos Pectoral | [IT] Piro-piro pettorale | [NL] Gestreepte Strandloper


Effectiveness of predator exclosures for pectoral sandpiper nests in Alaska
Author(s): Veronica B. Estelle, Todd J. Mabee, and Adrian H. Farmer
Abstract: During the summer of 1992 we placed wire-mesh exclosures around 13 of 52 Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) nests near Oliktok Point on the North Slope of Alaska. Exclosures were 66-69 cm in diameter, 31-cm tall, and were made of 5 X 10-cm mesh ..[more]..
Source: J. Field Ornithol., 67(3):447-452
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The energetic costs of egg heating constrain incubation attendance but do not determine daily energy expenditure in the pectoral sandpiper
Author(s): Will Cresswell, S. Holt,a J. M. Reid, D. P. Whitfield, R. J. Mellanby, D. Norton and S. Waldron
Abstract: Heating eggs during incubation may be relatively energetically costly, affecting the outcome or number of breeding attempts. We..[more]..
Source: Behavioral Ecology Vol. 15 No. 3: 498-507
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