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Combining stable isotope and body composition analyses to assess nutrient allocation strategies in breeding white-winged scoters

Publication Type: Scientific

 Birds meet the energy and nutrient demands of egg formation by using dietary (exogenous) sources, somatic (endogenous) nutrients, or combinations of both. Therefore, understanding plasticity in resource acquisition and the allocation strategies that are used is important for predicting how ecosystem changes across a species- range could affect vital rates.

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