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A test of three hypotheses for latitudinal segregation of the sexes in wintering birds
Three hypotheses have been proposed to explain sexual differences in wintering latitude for different bird species: (1) intersexual behavioral dominance leads the subordinate sex to migrate fartherExpand
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Territory size in wintering Sanderlings: the effects of prey abundance and intruder density
Winter territory size in the Sanderling (Calidris alba) on marine beaches varies inversely with prey density. Multivariate analyses suggest that the inverse correlation results indirectly becauseExpand
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Ecology and Energetics of Sandlerlings Migrating to Four Latitudes
We examined ecophysiological responses of Sanderlings (Calidris alba) to their nonbreeding environments in New Jersey (USA), Texas (USA), Punta Chame (Panama), and Puerto Viejo (Peru). Daily energyExpand
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Electric organ discharge patterns during dominance related behavioral displays inGnathonemus petersii (Mormyridae)
Summary1.The electric organ discharge (EOD) patterns seen in pairs of mormyrid fishes (Gnathonemus petersii) during displays related to aggression and establishment of dominance are described.2.A newExpand
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Cross-seasonal interactions in the evolution of sandpiper social systems
  • J. P. Myers
  • Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
  • 1 June 1981
Summary1.Evolutionary interpretations of breeding social systems normally focus on ecological factors operating within the breeding season. Yet for most temperate zone and arctic species, this seasonExpand
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Migration routes of new world sanderlings (Calidris alba)
-We color-marked Sanderlings (Calidris alba Pallas) at 19 locations in 6 countries in the New World and coordinated a network of volunteers to locate banded individuals in migration over a five-yearExpand
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Assimilation Efficiency of Sanderlings (Calidris alba) Feeding on Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) Eggs
Sanderlings (Calidris alba) feed extensively on horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) eggs during their 4-wk spring migratory stopover on beaches in Delaware Bay. To assess metabolizable energy (ME)Expand
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Interhabitat Movements by Sanderlings in Relation to Foraging Profitability and the Tidal Cycle
--Sanderlings (Calidris alba) wintering near Bodega Bay, California move between outer coast sandy beaches and nearby harbor sandflats on a regular tidal schedule. Birds forage on outer beaches atExpand
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Flight range estimates for shorebirds
Mise au point d'un modele en vue de l'estimation de la distance de vol chez des oiseaux migrateurs en fonction du cout du vol et de la masse corporelle
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