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The decline of the Ring Ouzel in Britain
The Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus is a Red-listed, UK Biodiversity Action Plan priority species in Britain because of steep declines in breeding numbers over the past 25 years. Data from severalExpand
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Seasonal, size‐ and age‐related patterns in body‐mass and composition of Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima in Britain
The masses Of 3229 Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima from Britain were analysed for differences related to age, season and size. First-year birds were lighter by 2 g. There was only a slightExpand
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The dispersion of wintering Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima in relation to the tidal cycle and shore zonation
The dispersion of Purple Sandpipers wintering on a 2-km length of rocky shore on the Kincardine coast was studied in relation to the tidal cycle and shore zonation. Birds stayed close to the water'sExpand
Breeding biology of Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima on the Hardangervidda, southern Norway
2in 1984. Clutch sizes were 3–4 (mean = 3.74), and egg sizes were small, reflecting the small size of the females compared to other populations. Hatching was in late June and clutch survival was 75%.Expand