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Keywords: Calidris alpina
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (5): 829–835.
Published: 1 March 2011
... in their ‘osmoregulatory machinery’, but the metabolic consequences of salinity acclimatization are still not well understood. We investigated the effects of salinity on basal metabolic rate (BMR), body mass and daily energy consumption of a long-distance migratory shorebird, the dunlin ( Calidris alpina ), outside...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (1): 109–120.
Published: 1 January 2002
... Calidris alpina dunlin shorebird wader energy balance rainfall winter storm Tomales Bay Bolinas Lagoon. The energy requirements of free-living birds generally exceed the existence metabolism (EM) of caged birds, because of the costs of foraging, flying to and from roost sites, and avoiding...