A Technique for Assessing the Taxa, Length, Dry Weight and Energy Content of the Arthropod Prey of Birds.
MC Calver and RD Wooller
Australian Wildlife Research
9(2) 293 - 301
A technique is described whereby the faeces of birds are analysed to determine the order (often the family) and the length of their anthropod prey. Equations are given enabling the dry weight and energy content of prey to be estimated from length data.
Full text doi:10.1071/WR9820293
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