The Trump administration's new migratory bird policy undermines a century of conservation

In a unique study, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have mapped the origins of migratory birds. They used the results to investigate and discover major differences in the immune systems of sedentary and migratory birds. The researchers conclude that migratory species benefit from leaving tropical areas when it is time to raise their young, because moving away from diseases in the tropics enables them to survive with a less costly immune system.

The Trump administration's new migratory bird policy undermines a century of conservation

The Trump administration has announced a position on protecting migratory birds that is a drastic pullback from policies in force for the past 100 years.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Birds migrate away from diseases

In a unique study, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have mapped the origins of migratory birds. They used the results to investigate and discover major differences in the immune systems ...

Wed 11 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Birds Migrate Away from Diseases, Tue 10 Apr 18 from Laboratory Equipment

Birds migrate away from diseases, Tue 10 Apr 18 from ScienceDaily

Birds migrate away from diseases, Tue 10 Apr 18 from Eurekalert

Migrating birds avoid tropical diseases

By migrating out of the tropics and back to Europe to mate and raise their young, many birds species avoid having to deploy a hefty immune system.

Wed 11 Apr 18 from UPI

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