Tag: Charadrius morinellus

Attendance at the nest of polyandrous Dotterel Charadrius morinellus in Finland.

Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus) Science Article 2 abstract The behaviour of a polyandrous female Dotterel was studied in 1970 at Varriotunturi, eastern Finnish Lapland (67degree 44’N, 29degree 37’E). Five days after the completion of her first clutch, a second one was started in which both parents shared the incubation duties. However, during the first week the […]

Habitat Use and Resource Overlap by Breeding Golden Ploversand Dotterels (Pluvialis apricaria, Charadrius morinellus)

Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus) Science Article 1 abstract This study describes their habitat use and resource overlap in an area of co-occur-rence in southern Norway, and analyzes their population densities, and aggression inrelation to predictions from the competitive exclusion principle. Ingvar Byrkjedal, J. Orn. 130, 1989: S. 197-206 Download article download full text (pdf)

Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius morinellus | [UK] Dotterel | [FR] Pluvier guignard | [DE] Mornell-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlito Carambolo | [NL] Morinelplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Bulky plover, with reversed sexual dimorphism in size and plumage. Unmistakable in breeding dress. Long […]