Peculiarities of trophic relations of the Grey Wagtail in Chernivtsi region. - I.V. Skilsky, L.N. Khlus. - Berkut. 13 (1). 2004. - P. 98-102.
Stomachs of 67 birds bagged in mountainous part of the region during the second half of XXth cent. were analysed. 412 components of animal food belonging to more than 45 species of invertebrates were found in diet (Table 1). Insects prevail (96,1 %). The largest part of diet makes imago and larvae of beetles, caterpillars and pupae of butterflies. Feeding spectra of birds from study area and mountainous part of the Transcarpathians are compared (Table 2). [Ukrainian].
Key words: Grey Wagtail, Motacilla cinerea, Chernivtsi region, ecology, feeding, diet.
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