Philomachus pugnax


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Noun1.Philomachus pugnax - common Eurasian sandpiperPhilomachus pugnax - common Eurasian sandpiper; the male has an erectile neck ruff in breeding season
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
reeve - female ruff
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219), as are the communal dance display of Buff-breasted Sandpipers (Tryngites subruficollis) and individual plumage elaborations by the male Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) (p.
Philomachus pugnax "playero combatiente", el primer reporte para el area de Villa es de T.
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Scolopacidae Actitis hypoleucos Common sandpiper Calidris minuta Little stint Philomachus pugnax Ruff Tringa glareola Wood sandpiper 35.
Individual males within populations are expected to exhibit different mating tactics based on their phenotypes (and underlying genotypes) for traits such as body size or color (e.g., marine isopods, Paracerceis sculpta, Schuster and Wade, 1991; swordtail fish, Xiphophorus nigrensis, Ryan et al., 1992; ruffs, Philomachus pugnax, Lank et al., 1992).
Additionally, the Fraser River is the largest source of freshwater entering the Salish Sea and because of its size and productivity, the river's estuary is an important stopover site for a number of shorebirds that are not normally seen in other parts of the sea, such as Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii), Red Knot (Calidris canutus), and Ruff (Philomachus pugnax).
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Relationships between body composition, body size and alternative reproductive tactics in a lekking sandpiper, the Ruff (Philomachus pugnax).
clypeata 6 1 (16.7) Eurasian waders 13 species 409 6 (1.5) Philomachus pugnax 115 2 (1.7) Tringa glareola 74 0 Calidris minuta 60 0 C.