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Tidal and sexual differences in the diet of Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima in Scotland
The analysis of the gut contents of Purple Sandpipers from eastern and northern Scotland showed that most of the diet at low tide consisted of molluscs, particularly littorinids (winkles), but alsoExpand
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Endosperm responses to irradiated pollen in apples
SummaryThe cytological effects of pollen γ-irradiation at 50 and 100 krad on both embryo and endosperm development were studied in Malus × domestica. Fruit and seed set were reduced by increasingExpand
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The effects of methods on estimates of primary moult duration in the Redshank Tringa totanus
A number of different methods have been used in analyses of moult data. This paper assesses how these methods can give different answers when applied to one data set.
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The biometrics and wintering area of Icelandic Purple Sandpipers
An understanding of the dispersion and migrations of different populations of Purple Sandpipers is being achieved through comparisons of their biometrics, and sightings and recoveries of markedExpand
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The populations and biometrics of purple sandpipers in the Outer Hebrides
The minimum wintering population of Purple Sandpipers in the Outer Hebrides was 2575 birds. Most were found on the western shores of the southern islands. They arrive in late October and November andExpand
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