News tagged with migratory species

Migratory birds disperse seeds long distances

Some species of plants are capable of colonising new habitats thanks to birds that transport their seeds in their plumage or digestive tract. Until recently, it was known that birds could do this over short distances, but ...

dateMar 22, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Global effort 'needed to save migratory birds'

Scientists have called for a greater international collaborative effort to save the world's migratory birds, many of which are at risk of extinction due to loss of habitat along their flight paths.

dateDec 03, 2015 in Ecology
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Bird poaching continues to result in victims

Illegal hunting continues to be a challenge for biodiversity conservation in addition to posing a serious threat to some migratory species. The province of Gipuzkoa in northern Spain, a transit area for birds migrating between ...

dateNov 23, 2015 in Ecology
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