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Wader Study Group Bulletin, Volume 106 (2005)

Publication Information
Journal: 
Wader Study Group Bulletin
Year: 
2005
Volume: 
106

EDITORIAL

Conflicting priorities and lost opportunities 1
Humphrey Sitters

ARTICLES

Notes & News 2-6
Abstracts of wader theses 10-11
Recent publications on waders 7-9
New publication 9
Announcement Professor Peter Evans Memorial Fund
Sex-ratio and body size of sandpiper chicks at Zackenberg, north-east Greenland in 2003 12-16
JEROEN RENEERKENS, THEUNIS PIERSMA, JOOP JUKEMA, PETRA DE GOEIJ,ANNEKE BOL & HANS MELTOFTE
Long term demographic monitoring of wader populations in non-breeding areas 17-29
ROBERT A. ROBINSON, NIGEL A. CLARK, RICHARD LANCTOT, SILKE NEBEL, BRIAN HARRINGTON, JACQUIE A. CLARK, JENNIFER A. GILL, HANS MELTOFTE, DANNY I. ROGERS, KEN G. ROGERS, BRUNO J. ENS, CHRISTOPHER M. REYNOLDS, ROBIN M. WARD, THEUNIS PIERSMA & PHILIP W. ATKINSON
Intermediate stages of age characters create dilemmas in ageing female Ruffs Philomachus pugnax in spring 30-33
WLODZIMIERZ MEISSNER & SERGIO SCEBBA
The decline of Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima in the Moray Firth, Scotland – an effect of recruitment 34-38
RON SUMMERS, DAVE BUTTERFIELD, BOB SWANN & HUGH INSLEY
How far is an egg through incubation? 39-41
LES G. UNDERHILL & KATHY M. CALF
Return rates of male and female monogamous shorebirds to their breeding grounds 42-49
JOANNA KLIMA & OSCAR W. JOHNSON
The effect of wind on the foraging behaviour of Black-winged Stilts in SE Australia 47-50
IAIN R. TAYLOR & SARAH G. TAYLOR
Slender-billed Curlew: promising discovery in the Danube delta 51-54
MYKHAYLO ZHMUD
Wader ringing in coastal Kenya – results and overview from the first AFRING waterbird ringing course 55-57
DOUG M. HAREBOTTLE, COLIN JACKSON & H. DIETER OSCHADLEUS

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

Waterbird breeding on salinas in Ria Formosa, southern Portugal 58-59
VERA FONSECA, NUNO GRADE & LUÍS CANCELA DA FONSECA
Is bill length in curlews Numenius associated with foraging habitats and diet in non-breeding grounds? 60-61
PETER DANN
Probable first record of a drinking seedsnipe (Family Thinocoridae) in the wild 62-63
PIM EDELAAR, JULIÁN TORRES DOWDALL & MONICA ABRIL
Polygyny in American Black Oystercatchers: the better option or the only option? 63-64
JULIE A. MORSE
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