Migration and wintering patterns of Golden Plover, Pluvialis apricaria, in the Northern part of Modena province (Northern Italy)

Carlo Giannella, Raffaele Gemmato
  • Carlo Giannella
    Stazione Ornitologica Modenese c/o Museo Provinciale di Ecologia e Storia Naturale, Marano s/Panaro (MO), Italy | carlo.giannella@libero.it
  • Raffaele Gemmato
    Stazione Ornitologica Modenese c/o Museo Provinciale di Ecologia e Storia Naturale, Marano s/Panaro (MO), Italy

Abstract

The authors present the results on the migration and wintering patterns of Golden Plover. There are differences on biometrics between juv (immature)/adults. The juv are mainly significantly present in autumn and the adults in spring migration. We found a significant differences in the weights with adults weighing much more than young ones perhaps demonstrating a different migration pattern.

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