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Do northern lapwings Vanellus vanellus and little ringed ploversCharadrius dubius rely on egg crypsis during incubation?

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) Science Article 1 abstract We studied the possible role of clutch crypsis in antipredator behaviour in tworelated species of ground-nesting waders with camouflaged eggs, the northern lapwing (Vanellusvanellus) and the little ringed plover (Charadrius dubius). We examined whether this behaviourappears regularly in both species and tested the difference in the […]

Do northern lapwings Vanellus vanellus and little ringed ploversCharadrius dubius rely on egg crypsis during incubation?

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) Science Article 1 abstract We studied the possible role of clutch crypsis in antipredator behaviour in tworelated species of ground-nesting waders with camouflaged eggs, the northern lapwing (Vanellusvanellus) and the little ringed plover (Charadrius dubius). We examined whether this behaviourappears regularly in both species and tested the difference in the […]

Ageing and sexing the curonicus subspeciesof the Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) Science Article 3 abstract Data presented here concern the curonicus subspecies of the Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius and are based mainly on information from Central Europe and Africa gathered duringthe breeding, migration and wintering periods. Therefore these criteria should be applied to other Little Ringed Plover subspecies or curonicus […]

Ageing and sexing the curonicus subspeciesof the Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) Science Article 3 abstract Data presented here concern the curonicus subspecies of the Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius and are based mainly on information from Central Europe and Africa gathered duringthe breeding, migration and wintering periods. Therefore these criteria should be applied to other Little Ringed Plover subspecies or curonicus […]

Provision of nest cages to reduce little ringed plover Charadrius dubius nest predation at Welney, Norfolk, England

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) Science Article 2 abstract At a site in eastern England, wire mesh cages were placed over little ringed plover Charadrius dubiusnests to protect their eggs from predation. The adult birds continued incubating their eggs and no nestdesertions were attributed to cage placement. Protection with cages resulted in an increase inproductivity, […]

Provision of nest cages to reduce little ringed plover Charadrius dubius nest predation at Welney, Norfolk, England

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) Science Article 2 abstract At a site in eastern England, wire mesh cages were placed over little ringed plover Charadrius dubiusnests to protect their eggs from predation. The adult birds continued incubating their eggs and no nestdesertions were attributed to cage placement. Protection with cages resulted in an increase inproductivity, […]

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius dubius | [UK] Little Ringed Plover | [FR] Pluvier petit-gravelot | [DE] Flussregenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo Chico | [NL] Kleine Plevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Charadrius dubius EU, OR widespread AF Charadrius dubius curonicus n Africa, Europe, Asia (except […]

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