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High site fidelity in Northern Wheatears Oenanthe oenanthe wintering in Africa revealed through colour marking

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Abstract

Wintering Northern Wheatears Oenanthe oenanthe in the Sahel region of Northern Nigeria held small (c. 70 m diameter) distinct territories during the study period, and territory size did not differ between adult and first winter birds. Evidence suggests that Wheatears may maintain small territories for a significant duration of the winter, similar to many other migrants.
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)284-288
JournalBird Study
Volume63
Issue number2
Early online date19 May 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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  • Long-distance migrant, Non-breeding period, Territoriality, Wintering ecology, Migration

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