Friday, January 10, 2014

Unique Bird Migration Uncovered...

My regular readers know how much I love shorebirds and so it is with delight that I share with you a recent article that discusses one of the world's greatest migration. And as you guessed by now, it has to do with a shorebird. A Red-necked Phalarope fitted with a tracking device weighing less than a paper clip provided scientists with an astounding discovery about its migration pattern.

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Chelsea said...

To Peru and back! Who'd have guessed that little guy was capable of it? Sure, it's not the world's biggest, but I'm glad I've installed a bunch of new squirrel proof bird feeders so they'll have something to eat when they get back from that LOooong trip!!!