The diet of wintering waders in Cádiz Bay, southwest Spain

@inproceedings{PrezHurtado1997TheDO,
  title={The diet of wintering waders in C{\'a}diz Bay, southwest Spain},
  author={Alejandro P{\'e}rez-Hurtado and John D. Goss-Custard and Francisco J. Garc{\'i}a},
  year={1997}
}
In Cadiz Bay, southwest Spain, salt pans and fish ponds in the saltmarshes provide an important additional source of food to intertidal flats for many waders (Charadrii) during the winter. As little is known about the diet of waders in Spain in general, and in saline ponds in particular, droppings and pellets produced by waders were collected from the ponds and mudflats, and analysed for the remains of prey. Direct observations of feeding birds were also made. The diets of Redshank Tringa… CONTINUE READING

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