News tagged with migratory behavior

Study provides insights into birds' migration routes

By tracking hybrids between songbird species, investigators have found that migration routes are under genetic control and could be preventing interbreeding. The research, which is published in Ecology Letters, was conducted ...

dateJul 21, 2014 in Ecology
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To the Antarctic or Brazil for new feathers

( -- 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 this, relatively ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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