Predation of the shelduck Tadorna tadorna on the mud snail Hydrobia ulvae


Many waders and ducks rely exclusively on invertebrates for their food and can deplete populations of these invertebrates. The mudsnail Hydrobia ulvae and the shelduck Tadorna tadorna are both widespread and abundant and in previous studies H. ulvae has been identified as the main food source for shelduck. The objective of the study was to quantify the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10452-008-9216-5


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