Reversed mounting in Red-capped Plover Charadrius ruficapillus
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7 December 15
Daniel Lees, Laura X. L. Tan, Michael A. Weston
Centre for Integrative Ecology, Faculty of Science, Engineering and the Built Environment, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
The authors describe a case of reversed position of the sexes by copulating Red-capped Plovers Charadrius ruficapillus at an intensively studied population at Cheetham Wetlands, Point Cooke Coastal Park, Victoria, Australia (37°53’56”S, 144°47’33”E).
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