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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (22): 4199–4202.
Published: 15 November 2005
...), and at least 19 sandpiper species, including the red knot Calidris canutus ( Reneerkens et al., 2002 , in press), preen wax composition changes over an annual cycle from lower-molecular-mass monoester waxes (total carbon number distribution in the range C 24 –C 26 and C 30 –C 38 ) to higher-molecular-mass...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (19): 3361–3368.
Published: 01 October 2003
... of trials with a shorebird, the red knot Calidris canutus , fed natural and artificial prey types under naturalistic but fully controlled indoor aviary conditions. During eight 1-day trials we successfully manipulated the extent to which the five red knots were (1) actively probing and walking (i.e...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (19): 3369–3380.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Jan A. van Gils; Theunis Piersma; Anne Dekinga; Maurine W. Dietz SUMMARY Aiming to interpret functionally the large variation in gizzard masses of red knots Calidris canutus , we experimentally studied how the digestive processing rate is influenced by the size of the gizzard. During their non...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (16): 2453–2460.
Published: 15 August 2002
...Susanne Jenni-Eiermann; Lukas Jenni; Anders Kvist; Åke Lindström; Theunis Piersma; G. Henk Visser SUMMARY This study examines fuel use and metabolism in a group of long-distance migrating birds, red knots Calidris canutus (Scolopacidae), flying under controlled conditions in a wind tunnel for up...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (12): 2167–2173.
Published: 15 June 2001
...Anne Dekinga; Maurine W. Dietz; Anita Koolhaas; Theunis Piersma SUMMARY The ability to change organ size reversibly can be advantageous to birds that perform long migrations. During winter, red knots ( Calidris canutus ) feed on shellfish and carry a muscular gizzard that weighs 10% of their body...