Shelduck determination[order] Anseriformes | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Tadorna tadorna | [UK] Shelduck | [FR] Tadorne de Belon | [DE] Brandgans | [ES] Tarro Blanco | [IT] Volpoca comune | [NL] Bergeend


Literature

Title
Aktivitatsrhythmus von Brandgansen (Tadorna tadorna) und Watvogeln (Charadrii) an der Nordseekiiste
Author(s): Hermann Hotker
Abstract: Shelducks, Oystercatchers, Grey Plovers, Knots, Dunlins, Bar-tailed Godwits, Curlews, Spotted Redshanks, Redshanks, and Greenshanks showed a tidal rhythm of time-activity budgets on the Wadden Sea coast during the non-breeding season. Ringed Plovers ..[more]..
Source: J. Orn. 136: 105-126.
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Title
Timing of moult in male and female Shelducks Tadorna tadorna: Effects of androgens and mates
Author(s): Duettmann H., Dieleman S. & Groothuis T.G.
Abstract: We investigated effects of testosterone treatment on timing and rate of moult of wing-feathers in male Shelducks Tadorna tadorna, and whether this treatment influences the timing of moult in untreated females. Three experimental treatments were condu..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 87 (1): 33-39
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