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Seasonal variation in food supply and breeding success in European Coots

Coot (Fulica atra) Science Article 4 abstract Chick survival in the European Coot typically shows a convex seasonal pattern. Previous experiments revealed that this pattern is directly linked to hatching date and that food supply within the first ten days after hatching is a causal factor in this relationship. However, the precise mechanism through which […]

Size and quality of the Coot Fulica atra territory in relation to age of its tenants and neighbors.

Coot (Fulica atra) Science Article 5 abstract The size and composition of the breeding territory of the Coot Fulica atra has been studied in relation to the age of the breeding birds, the age of their neighbours, and the date of arrival in the territory. Old pairs arrive earlier than young pairs. Old pairs have […]

Wintering swans Cygnus spp. and Coot Fulica atra in the Oresund,South Sweden, in relation to available food recources

Coot (Fulica atra) Science Article 3 abstract In connection with the building of a Fixed Link (bridge-arti.cial island-tunnel) between Sweden and Denmark intensive studies of waterfowl and benthic fauna and .ora in the Oresund were undertaken as a part of the Environmental Impact Assessment Study. This paper analysis the occurrences of staging and wintering herbivores […]

Voice Differences between sexes in the American Coot

American Coot (Fulica americana) Science Article 3 abstract American Coot (Fulica americana) exhibits no sexual dimorphism in plumage characters and although the males average about seven per cent larger than females. I have found, however, that the sexes can be recognized by differences in voice. Gordon W. GULLION, FROM FIELD AND STUDY Download article download […]

Lipophilic organic compounds in lake sediment and Americancoot (Fulica americana) tissues, both affected and unaffected byavian vacuolar myelinopathy

American Coot (Fulica americana) Science Article 1 abstract Avian vacuolar myelinopathy (AVM) is a disease of unknown etiology, which has been diagnosed in a variety ofbirds from surface water reservoirs in the southeastern United States.Pathology suggests a natural or anthropogeniccompound may be the cause of this disease.With the goal of identifying the toxicant that causes […]