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Unusual foraging behaviour of a White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus

Derek Engelbrecht

Although foraging of plovers is usually considered to be a stereotypical “run-stop-peck” activity (Urban 1986), various other forms of obtaining prey have been recorded. These include probing (Piersma 1996), hawking (Urban 1986) and foot-trembling (Steyn 1966)....

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