In ancestral times there lived an owl who possessed two big dogs. Each day he went hunting with them. One day, Beach Stone- curlews, who lived nearby, went out to hunt, leaving their children playing at home. The owl, seeing that they had gone, came down from the cliffs and, pointing out the young curlews […]
Seasonal variation of the diet of the Stone Curlew Burhinus oedicnemus distinctus at the island of La Palma, Canary Islands.
Thick-knee (Burhinus oedicnemus) Science Article 1 abstract In this study we describe seasonal variation in the diet of the Stone Curlew Burhinus oedicnemus distinctus at La Palma, one of the Western Islands of the Canary Archipelago. The study was conducted through f cal analysis. F ces were collected bimonthly and 266 f ces were examined. […]
Stone-curlews Burhinus oedicnemus and recreational disturbance: developing a management tool for access
Thick-knee (Burhinus oedicnemus) Science Article 2 abstract Stone-curlews Burhinus oedicnemus have a vulnerable population status in the UK after a large population decline and range contraction since the 1930s. Much Stone-curlew breeding habitat is open-access land designated under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000. In order to guide the conservation and habitat management […]