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Auk Editor Pick - Eagles Migrate Through Bad Weather to Arrive in Time to Nest


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#1 rdeatsman

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Posted 05 April 2017 - 03:36 PM

Migration is tough, and birds do everything they can to optimize it. How do factors like weather and experience affect the strategies they choose? A new study from The Auk: Ornithological Advances shows that older, more experienced Golden Eagles actually migrate in poorer weather conditions and cover less ground than their younger counterparts, but for a good reason—they’re timing their efforts around raising the next generation of eagles. Read the press release at https://americanorni...n-time-to-nest/.






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