Tag: Calidris ferruginea

Mate Guarding by Curlew Sandpipers (Calidris ferruginea) during Spring Migration in North Siberia

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) Science Article 2 abstract In several wader species that breed in the High Arctic, birds appear in pairs immediately after arrival at their breeding grounds (see references in Meltofte, 1985). It is generallyunknown, however, whether pairs were formed shortly after arrival at the breeding site or if the birds paired somewhere […]

Growth, behaviour of broods and weather-related variation in breeding productivity of Curlew Sandpipers Calidris ferruginea.

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) Science Article 1 abstract Growth and survival of chicks and movements of broods were studied in Curlew Sandpipers in N.E. Taimyr, Siberia, in 1991. Breeding was synchronised, 73% of 30 clutches hatching during 10-15 July. Nests were distributed clumped in dry frost-heaved tundra. Broods were tended by females only and moved […]

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Calidris ferruginea | [UK] Curlew Sandpiper | [FR] Becasseau cocorli | [DE] Sichel-Strandlaufer | [ES] Correlimos Zarapitin | [NL] Krombekstrandloper Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Medium size calidris with longish neck and legs and long, decurved bill. Head, neck and all underparts rusty rufous to deep chestnut-red, with […]