The biometrics and wintering area of Icelandic Purple Sandpipers

  title={The biometrics and wintering area of Icelandic Purple Sandpipers},
  author={R. Summers and C. Corse and M. Nicoll and R. Smith and D. Whitfield},
  journal={Ringing and Migration},
An understanding of the dispersion and migrations of different populations of Purple Sandpipers is being achieved through comparisons of their biometrics, and sightings and recoveries of marked birds. Icelandic breeding Purple Sandpipers were captured in order to describe the biometrics of this population. Measurements were compared with British wintering birds in an attempt to establish whether Icelandic Purple Sandpipers form one of the components of the British wintering population. Although… Expand
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