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A technique assessing the taxa, length, dry weight and energy content of the arthropod prey of birds.

Calver, M.C. and Wooller, R.D. (1982) A technique assessing the taxa, length, dry weight and energy content of the arthropod prey of birds. Australian Wildlife Research, 9 (2). pp. 293-301.

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Abstract

A technique is described whereby the faeces of birds may be analysed to determine the order (often the family) and the length of their arthropod prey. Equations enable the dry weight and energy content of prey to be estimated from length data.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Publisher: Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organization
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/902
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