Range expansion of the spur-winged plover in New Zealand
Fraser, Diane; Galbraith, Mel; Adams, Nigel; Blanchon, Dan
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Citation:Fraser, D. L., Galbraith, M., Adams, N., and Blanchon, D., (2014). Range expansion of the spur-winged plover in New Zealand. [Alternative title: The spread of the spur-winged plover (Vanellus miles novaehollandiae) in New Zealand]. Paper presented at 26th International Ornithological Congress, 18-24 August 2014, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan.
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Biology: (Vanellus miles novaehollandia) Morphology, reproduction, habitat, sub-species differences. range, distribution, arrival in NZ. Protection status prior to 2010, impacts in NZ. Study aims: • Describe the pattern of spread across new Zealand • Identify possible factors associated with the spread • Relate this to the spread of invasive species Future research