News tagged with migratory behavior

To the Antarctic or Brazil for new feathers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Not only land birds, but also some seabirds, cover enormous distances during migration: the sooty shearwater, for example, circumnavigates the earth one and a half times on its travels. Despite ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Mountain caribou's ancient ancestry revealed

The declining mountain caribou populations of Canada's southern Rockies are a more distinct breed than scientists previously believed, according to a new study by University of Calgary researchers that is ...

dateJan 28, 2009 in
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