Tag: Ringed Plover

Predicting the population consequences of human disturbance for Ringed Plovers Charadrius hiaticula: a game theory approach

Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) Science Article 2 abstract Human disturbance and its potential impacts upon bird populations are currently topical and contentious issues for conservationists. Although many studies have revealed a behavioural impact, or even direct effect on breeding success or survival, these cannot usually be extended to predict the impact on population size. Here […]

Different timing of autumn migration of two Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula subspecies through the southern Baltic revealed by biometric analysis

Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) Science Article 1 abstract Ringed Plovers were trapped in Puck Bay (southern Baltic) between 1983 and 2002 during autumn migration. In adults a clear decrease of mean wing and bill lengths occurred between the third decade (ten-day period) of July and the first decade of August. A similar pattern was observed […]