Sandpiper determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Actitis hypoleucos | [UK] Sandpiper | [FR] Chevalier guignette | [DE] Flußuferläufer | [ES] Andarríos Chico | [IT] Piro-piro piccolo | [NL] Oeverloper


Adaptive seasonal trend in brood sex ratio: test in two sister species with contrasting breeding systems
Author(s): M. Andersson, J. Wallander, L. Oring,E. Akst,J.M. Reed & R.C. Fleischer
Abstract: Evolutionary theory predicts adaptive adjustment in offspring sex ratio by females. Seasonal change in sex ratio is one possibility, tested here in two sister species, the Common sandpiper and the Spotted sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos and A. macularia..[more]..
Source: J . EVOL. B IOL. 16 (2003 ) 510-515
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Stopover ecology and divers migratory strategies use in the Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Author(s): Alfonso BALMORI
Abstract: Obtain information about the stopover ecology of the Common Sandpiper, to identify the divers estategies used by juvenile and adults and its contribution to the differential migration as well as try to explain the differences in the results of studie..[more]..
Source: Ardeola, 52(2), December 2005, 319-331
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