Estimation of Crayfish Abundance and Size-structure in Diets of White Ibis Chicks

@inproceedings{Dorn2008EstimationOC,
  title={Estimation of Crayfish Abundance and Size-structure in Diets of White Ibis Chicks},
  author={Nathan J. Dorn and Garth Herring and Dale E. Gawlik},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract We investigated the use of crayfish gastroliths and exoskeleton pieces for quantifying crayfish abundance and size-structure in diets of White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) chicks in the Everglades. We then quantified crayfish and fish abundance from various small hard parts and intact fish heads in 23 boluses, taken from two nesting colonies in Water Conservation Area 3 (WCA 3) and Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (Lox) in the Florida Everglades during May 2006. We… 

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