Semipalmated Sandpiper determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Calidris pusilla | [UK] Semipalmated Sandpiper | [FR] Bécasseau semipalmé | [DE] Sandstrandlaüfer | [ES] Correlimos semipalmeado | [IT] Piro piro semipalmato | [NL] Grijze Strandloper


Literature

Title
THE STRUCTURE OF AERIAL DISPLAYS IN THREE SPECIES OF CALIDRIDINAE (SCOLOPACIDAE)
Author(s): EDWARD H. MILLER
Abstract: Sandpipers in the subfamily Calidridinae (Scolopacidae) breed in the Arctic and Subarctic. In all species, unpaired males engage in distinctive aerial displays. Such displays are described for three species: Dunlin (Calidris alpina L.), Semipalmated ..[more]..
Source: The Auk 100: 440-451. April 1983
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Title
Incubation capacity and clutch size determination in two calidrine sandpipers: a test of the four-egg threshold
Author(s): Brett K. Sandercock
Abstract: Several groups of vertebrate taxa, including shorebirds, are unusual in that they produce a x number of offspring. The aim of this study was to examine whether the incubation capacity of western sandpipers (Calidris mauri) and semipalmated sandpipers..[more]..
Source: Oecologia (1997) 110:50±59
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Title
Site Safety and Food Affect Movements of Semipalmated Sandpipers (Calidris pusilla) Migrating Through the Upper Bay of Fundy
Author(s): Ashley J. Sprague et al.
Abstract: The upper Bay of Fundy is a critical stopover site for Semipalmated Sandpipers (Calidris pusilla) during their fall migration. However, little is known about factors that influence selection of feeding and roosting sites by these birds, or the exten..[more]..
Source: Écologie et conservation des oiseaux 3(2): 4
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