Nest Success and Habitat Selection of the Semipalmated Plover on Akimiski Island , Nunavut

@inproceedings{Nguyen2004NestSA,
  title={Nest Success and Habitat Selection of the Semipalmated Plover on Akimiski Island , Nunavut},
  author={Linh Thi Thao Nguyen and Erica Nol and Kenneth F. Abraham},
  year={2004}
}
—We studied nest site selection by Semipalmated Plovers (Charadrius semipalmatus) to compare microhabitat characteristics at nest and random sites, and to compare successful and unsuccessful nests on the northern shore of Akimiski Island, Nunavut, during 2002. Nesting birds selected sites with more pebbles and less vegetative cover than randomly available in the environment. Nest sites also had smaller percentage of bare mud than random sites. Plovers selected sites within 100 m of Arctic Terns… CONTINUE READING

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