About the Authors

Jan A van Gils, Theunis Piersma, Anne Dekinga, Bernard Spaans, Casper Kraan
Department of Marine Ecology and Evolution, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), Texel, The Netherlands

Jan A van Gils, Theunis Piersma
Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JvG, TP, AD, BS, and CK conceived and designed the experiments. JvG, TP, AD, BS, and CK performed the experiments. JvG and BS analyzed the data. JvG and TP wrote the paper.