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Sandwich terns Sterna sandvicensis feeding on shell fractions. / Brenninkmeijer, A; Klaassen, M; Stienen, Eric.

In: Ibis, Vol. 139, No. 2, 1997, p. 397-400.

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Brenninkmeijer, A ; Klaassen, M ; Stienen, Eric. / Sandwich terns Sterna sandvicensis feeding on shell fractions. In: Ibis. 1997 ; Vol. 139, No. 2. pp. 397-400.

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title = "Sandwich terns Sterna sandvicensis feeding on shell fractions",
abstract = "During four evenings at the onset of egg laying, in late April and early May 1995, at least five Sandwich Terns Sterna sandvicensis were observed eating shell fragments on the island of Griend in the Dutch Wadden Sea. This behaviour was not observed before or after the egg-laying period. For fish-eating birds like terns, it has always been assumed that their regular diet would provide enough calcium for eggshell formation. Our observations on shell-eating Sandwich Terns may indicate that this assumption does not always hold.",
author = "A Brenninkmeijer and M Klaassen and Eric Stienen",
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pages = "397--400",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Sandwich terns Sterna sandvicensis feeding on shell fractions

AU - Brenninkmeijer, A

AU - Klaassen, M

AU - Stienen, Eric

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PY - 1997

Y1 - 1997

N2 - During four evenings at the onset of egg laying, in late April and early May 1995, at least five Sandwich Terns Sterna sandvicensis were observed eating shell fragments on the island of Griend in the Dutch Wadden Sea. This behaviour was not observed before or after the egg-laying period. For fish-eating birds like terns, it has always been assumed that their regular diet would provide enough calcium for eggshell formation. Our observations on shell-eating Sandwich Terns may indicate that this assumption does not always hold.

AB - During four evenings at the onset of egg laying, in late April and early May 1995, at least five Sandwich Terns Sterna sandvicensis were observed eating shell fragments on the island of Griend in the Dutch Wadden Sea. This behaviour was not observed before or after the egg-laying period. For fish-eating birds like terns, it has always been assumed that their regular diet would provide enough calcium for eggshell formation. Our observations on shell-eating Sandwich Terns may indicate that this assumption does not always hold.

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DO - 10.1111/j.1474-919X.1997.tb04641.x

M3 - A1: Web of Science-article

VL - 139

SP - 397

EP - 400

JO - Ibis

JF - Ibis

SN - 0019-1019

IS - 2

ER -

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