Food robbing of Bar-tailed Godwits by Silver Gulls in Westernport Bay, Victoria.

Food robbing by Silver Gulls on feeding Bar-tailed Godwits was studied in Westernport Bay, Victoria.  The foraging success of the godwits was reduced by 36% when gulls were attempting to steal their prey.  This reduction in foraging efficiency of the godwits appears to affect their feeding dispersion.

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