Search for dissertations about: "Black-tailed godwit"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Black-tailed godwit.

  1. 1. Habitat selection, nest predation and conservation biology in a Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) population

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tomas Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Developmental biology; Black-tailed godwit; Limosa limosa; nest site selection; nest predation; philopatry; risk analysis; Utvecklingsbiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Organism biology Developmental biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Organismbiologi Utvecklingsbiologi; populationsbiologi; Population Biology;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on a black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa) population, consisting of 35-40 pairs, that breeds on a grazed shore meadow on SE Gotland, Sweden. The small size of the population makes it more prone to extinction due to chance events, than a larger population.The godwits showed microhabitat preferences when choosing nest sites. READ MORE