Tag: Sandpiper

Adaptive seasonal trend in brood sex ratio: test in two sisterspecies with contrasting breeding systems

Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) Science Article 1 abstract Evolutionary theory predicts adaptive adjustment in offspring sex ratio by females. Seasonal change in sex ratio is one possibility, tested here in two sister species, the Common sandpiper and the Spotted sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos and A. macularia. In the monogamous Common sandpiper, males are the most competitive sex. […]

Stopover ecology and divers migratory strategies use in the Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) Science Article 2 abstract Obtain information about the stopover ecology of the Common Sandpiper, to identify the divers estategies used by juvenile and adults and its contribution to the differential migration as well as try to explain the differences in the results of studies realized in the coast and interior. Alfonso BALMORI, […]

Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Actitis hypoleucos | [UK] Sandpiper | [FR] Chevalier guignette | [DE] Fluss-Uferlaufer | [ES] Andarrios Chico | [NL] Oeverloper Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Small, short legged sandpiper, with pale eye-ring. Greenish brown upperparts, white underparts with dark lateral […]