Catoptrophorus semipalmatus


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Synonyms for Catoptrophorus semipalmatus

large North American shorebird of eastern and Gulf Coasts

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The most abundant birds were marbled godwits (Limosa fedoa, a = 2985), small peeps (2361), willets (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus, 922), dowitchers (891), and black-bellied plovers (Pluvialis squatarola, 252).
Day and night feeding territoriality in willets Catoptrophorus semipalmatus and whimbrel Numenius phaeopus during the non-breeding season in the tropics.
Our observations in Florida suggest that most horseshoe crabs nest above the elevation where sanderlings (Calidris alba) and willets (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus) forage (Penn, 1992).
However, among the more abundant birds, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus and Limnodromus griseus (Scolopacidae), captured and ingested specimens of the brittle star, Amphipholis geminata at the nearby sand flat of Cocorocas (Pereira 1990).
Widespread species such as Western Sandpipers (Calidris mauri), Willet (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus), Black-bellied Plovers (Pluvialis squatarola), and dowitchers (Limnodromus spp.) used both high and low mudflats, peaking during low water conditions.
Del grupo de aves playeras 19 estuvieron presentes en los dos cuerpos de agua, las especies mas abundante en ambos sitios fueron Calidris alba y Catoptrophorus semipalmatus. Hubo seis especies observadas unicamente en Agua Dulce (Calidris pusiIla, Charadrius melodus, Gallinago gallinago, Limnodromus griseus, Phalaropus lobatus y Phalaropus tricolor).