Aves, p�le ornithologique de Natagora

Consultez les articles du Bulletin Aves !


Retour à la liste des articles

Aves, 35/2 | 1998 | 126-126

  Ringed Plovers (Charadrius hiaticula) feeding on manure heaps.
Vieuxtemps, D.

Article is available in pdf Download the French article in pdf (32 Kb)

Article summary

On the Plateau du Genry (Marche-en-Famenne) in June 1998, Ringed Plovers were observed catching beetles and dipters on manure heaps, quite far from their breeding area (a deserted quarry). Scarcity of insects subsequent to bad weather could explain such an unusual feeding behaviour.