Calidris minutilla (Least sandpiper):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.040
SMSE = 0.038

Zero-variate data
ab 20 19.92 (0.004108)dage at birthAnAge
tx 18 17.55 (0.02521)dtime since birth at fledgingWillTiel2007
tR365 390.8 (0.07062)dtime since birth at 1st broodAnAge
am5840 6230 (0.06674)dlife spanAnAge
Wwb3.7 3.65 (0.01341)gwet weight at birthWillTiel2007
Wwi 26 25.26 (0.02865)gultimate wet weight for femaleAnAge
Ri0.01096 0.0108 (0.01492)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.09253)time since birthwet weightWillTiel2007
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalCalidris minutillaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.07879cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9899-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1500J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8-growth efficiency


  • Both parents incubate; the female leaves before the young birds fledge and sometimes before the eggs hatch. (ref: Wiki)


  • Body temperature only on target after a few days, as discussed in Kooy2010


  • The creation of this entry was supported by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, Starrlight Augustine, 2017/01/20

accepted: 2017/01/20

refer to this entry as: AmP Calidris minutilla version 2017/01/20