Tag: Tringa glareola

Different migration strategies used by two inland wader species during autumn migration, case of Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola and Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) Science Article 2 abstract Waders generally follow two alternative strategies.The ‘B-strategy’ or ‘energy minimization’ strategy is to initiate migration late in the season, start moulting at the breeding grounds and migrate slowly in small steps, whereas the ‘S-strategy’ or ‘time minimization’istomigrateimmediatelyaftertheendofthebreedingperiodandmoulton the wintering grounds after a migration with only a few […]

Trap response of Wood Sandpipers Tringa glareola.

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) Science Article 3 abstract We used sightings and recaptures of colour-markedWood Sandpipers to examine the trapresponse of this locally abundant migrant in north-east Austria. Birds were caught in selectedwastewater pools of the local sugar factory using walk-in traps. According toresightings and recaptures, most birds apparently left the initial trapping site soon […]

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Tringa glareola | [UK] Wood Sandpiper | [FR] Chevalier sylvain | [DE] Bruch-Wasserlaufer | [ES] Andarrios Bastardo | [NL] Bosruiter Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Head,neck and breast finely streaked grey brown. Supercilium and throat white. Upperparts black brown with white spots, underparts white. Very similar to T. […]