Thursday, April 14, 2016

some recent avian research

To learn about some recent directions in avian research, see these:

At BirdCast:

Autumn morning flights of migrant songbirds in the northeastern United States are linked to nocturnal migration and winds aloft

At Bird Studies Canada:

Motus is a coordinated hemispheric tracking system for all migratory bird species, and is the world's most ambitious bird tracking initiative. The project's goal is to understand the connections between breeding, migrating, and wintering locations for every Canadian bird species by 2030.

At UW-Milwaukee:

UWM study shows survival shapes birds’ plumage as much as need to attract mates