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Table 1 Number of male and female birds captured in Madagascar and Cape Verde

From: Extremely low Plasmodium prevalence in wild plovers and coursers from Cape Verde and Madagascar

  Madagascar Cape Verde  
Females Males Females Males
Cream-coloured courser    9 11 20
Kentish plover    10 10 20
Kittlitz’s plover 29a 29    58
Madagascar plover 28 27    55
White-fronted plover 28 27a    55
Total bird sampled 85 83 19 21 208
  1. Three Madagascar plovers, two white-fronted plovers and two Kittlitz’s plovers were sampled twice along the study period
  2. aOne individual was infected in both species by Plasmodium