High site fidelity in Northern Wheatears Oenanthe oenanthe wintering in Africa revealed through colour marking
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Wintering Northern Wheatears Oenanthe oenanthe in the Sahel region of Northern Nigeria held small (c. 70 m diameter) distinct territories during the study period, and territory size did not differ between adult and first winter birds. Evidence suggests that Wheatears may maintain small territories for a significant duration of the winter, similar to many other migrants.
Blackburn , E & Cresswell , W R L 2016 , ' High site fidelity in Northern Wheatears Oenanthe oenanthe wintering in Africa revealed through colour marking ' Bird Study , vol. 63 , no. 2 , pp. 284-288 . DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2016.1180343
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