Ecology of Actitis hypoleucos
 
Main Ref. Engbring, J., 1983
Remarks Non-breeding individuals are found on riverbanks, streams, dam shores, marshy areas, estuaries, tidal creeks in mangrove swamps, salt marshes, harbours and docks. Feeds on insects, spiders, molluscs, snails, crustaceans, annelids and occasionally frogs, toads, tadpoles and small fish, and plant material (Ref. 107892).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Actitis hypoleucos may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type Ref. Birdlife International, 2016
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Birdlife International, 2016

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.52 0.40 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 07.03.15
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 03.01.17
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