Spotted Sandpiper determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Actitis macularius | [UK] Spotted Sandpiper | [FR] Chevalier grivelé | [DE] Drosseluferläufer | [ES] Andarríos maculado | [IT] Piro piro macchiato | [NL] Amerikaanse Oeverloper


Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Aechmorhynchus macularius
  2. Actitis macularius NA widespread

Literature

Title
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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