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Western sandpiper diet makeup

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Diets of western sandpipers (Calidris mauri) of different ages and sexes during mid-winter (Jan/Feb) and spring migration (Apr) in San Francisco Bay, CA, USA determined with stable isotopes. Each bar represents the diet of one bird. Ad. F. = adult females, Ad. M. = adult males, Juv. F. = juvenile females, Juv. M. = juvenile males. Figure from Hall et al. 2021.


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