Tag: Greater Yellowlegs

Trematode parasitism as a possible factor in over-summering of Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)

Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) Science Article 1 abstract The possible relationship between trematode infestation and over-summering was explored in Greater Yellowlegs (ninga melanoleuca). Birds were collected throughout the year in coastal Venezuela to examine seasonal and age-related variation in digenean trematode infestations. Yellowlegs were infested with eleven digenean genera. Only four genera were common to […]