News tagged with migrating birds

Bird migration becoming more hazardous

( -- Can you imagine living your whole life in summer? In one of the most spectacular wildlife migrations on the planet, millions of shorebirds do exactly this by making a 20,000km round trip from their Arctic ...

dateFeb 03, 2010 in Ecology
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Migrating birds chill to fatten up

Marathon runners are famed for pasta packing in the days before a big run but when tiny passerine birds set out on their epic migrations, the distances are too great to cover on the energy reserves with which they embark. ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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