Tag: Limosa lapponica

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 […]