Close-up of an adult coming back to the nest in the tundra, then incubating

Close-up of an adult coming back to the nest in the tundra, then incubating
Species: Dunlin   Calidris alpina
Subspecies: alpina
Author: Laurent Demongin
Date: 
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Added to IBC: 17 Mar 2009 - 18:18
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The video was taken during an international scientific expedition with the objective of monitoring the breeding success of the birds breeding in the tundra.

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Citation

Laurent Demongin, IBC1169314. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1169314.

Extended version
Laurent Demongin, IBC1169314. Video of Dunlin Calidris alpina at Pyasina Delta, Russia (Eastern). Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1169314.

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