LIPID RESERVES OF MIGRANT SHOREBIRDS DURING SPRING IN PLAYAS OF THE SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS

@inproceedings{Davis2005LIPIDRO,
  title={LIPID RESERVES OF MIGRANT SHOREBIRDS DURING SPRING IN PLAYAS OF THE SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS},
  author={Craig A. Davis and Loren M. Smith and Warren C. Conway},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract Inland-migrating shorebirds rely on wetlands as stopover sites to replenish nutrient reserves. Because wetlands are spatially and temporally dynamic, shorebirds may accumulate highly variable lipid reserves. We compared lipid reserves among four shorebird species (American Avocets [Recurvirostra americana], Long-billed Dowitchers [Limnodromus scolopaceus], Least Sandpipers [Calidris minutilla], and Western Sandpipers [C. mauri]) collected from playa wetlands in the southern Great… 

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