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Auk Editor Pick - Uncovering the Purpose of Birds’ Extra Fat

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Ornithologists have long wondered why some birds carry more fat than they need to fuel their migration, and a new study inThe Auk: Ornithological Advances provides the answer: Leftover fuel from spring migration gives female birds a reproductive boost when they reach their breeding grounds. Read the press release: https://aoucospubsblog.org/2016/06/01/uncovering-the-purpose-of-birds-extra-fat/

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