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Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica migration insouthern Argentina

Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) Science Article 1 abstract Among all animals, the Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica is one of the champion migrants. In spite of this recognition, or perhaps because of it, there is little understanding of how this northern-nesting bird completes its migrations between arctic breeding areas ofCanada and Alaska, and its winter habitats […]

Components of fitness in Lapwings Vanellus vanellus and Black-tailed Godwits Limosa limosa during the breeding season: Do female body mass and egg size matter?

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) Science Article 3 abstract Body mass of incubating females, their egg sizes, hatching success, hatchling masses and brood survival were recorded for individually colour-marked Lapwings Vanellus vanellus and Black-tailed Godwits Limosa limosa breeding on meadows in Kiskunsag National Park, 50 km south of Budapest, Hungary. We found no relationships between egg […]

The effectiveness of nest defense by Black-Tailed Godwits

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) Science Article 2 abstract This paper describes measurements of the frequency of aerial attacks on avian predators by nesting Black-tailed Godwits. The effects of these attacks on the ranging behaviour of Carrion Crows and the removal of eggs from artificial nests are assessed and compared with the effects of similar attack […]

Body dimensions and mass of breeding and hatched Black-tailed Godwits(Limosa 1. limosa): a comparison between a West Siberian and a Dutchpopulation

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) Science Article 1 abstract The breeding biology and habitat preference of the Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa l. limosa)was studied in the West Siberian forest-steppe in May and June 1995. The godwits preferreed and sedge marsh and edges of ponds and depressions. They breed in small aggrega-tions together with other waders such as […]

The diet of Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica in the Wadden Sea: Combining visual observations and faeces analyses

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) Science Article 1 abstract Estimating diet composition of Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica by visual observations was hampered by large amounts of unidentified prey items. Therefore, additional analyses of faeces were conducted. Overall, 17 prey species were found in the droppings, but only four polychaetes, the Lugworm Arenicola marina, the Estuary Ragworm […]

Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica)

[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Limosa haemastica | [UK] Hudsonian Godwit | [FR] Barge hudsonienne | [DE] Hudsonschnepfe | [ES] Aguja Cafe | [IT] Pittima di Hudson | [NL] Rode Grutto Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Hudsonian Godwit is a large shorebird with the distinctive long, upturned, bicolored bill typical of the godwits. […]