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Creating a continental bird migration forecast

September is the peak of autumn bird migration, and billions of birds are winging their way south in dramatic pulses. A new study published in the journal Science reports that scientists can now reliably predict these waves ...

dateSep 13, 2018 in Ecology
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Study of bird migration tricky due to hybridization

Hybridization among bird species is a widespread phenomenon, which is best illustrated in Estonia by the lesser spotted eagle and the greater spotted eagle. However, due to the fact that the migration strategies of both bird ...

dateAug 23, 2018 in Ecology
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Where will future migrants come from?

In times of desperation—after a hurricane flattens a community, for example, or droughts cause widespread hunger—people inevitably search for better lives and better opportunities elsewhere. In some cases, migrants may ...

dateAug 21, 2018 in Social Sciences
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