Population structure and origins of Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima in north Norway during winter

@article{Strann2006PopulationSA,
  title={Population structure and origins of Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima in north Norway during winter},
  author={K. Strann and R. Summers and R. Rae},
  journal={Ringing & Migration},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={100 - 95}
}
  • K. Strann, R. Summers, R. Rae
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • Ringing & Migration
  • Wintering Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima were captured at Varangerfjorden, Finnmark, in March 1992, and compared with samples from Troms county in November 1988 to describe the population structure in north Norway in terms of age and sex classes, and to determine the origins of these wintering birds. The overall percentage of first‐year birds was 35% at Varangerfjorden, higher than that in Troms (21%). However, there may have been biases in the catches at Varangerfjorden, and the… CONTINUE READING
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