Scientists Can Now Forecast Bird Migrations With Radar and Weather Data

For many Americans and Canadians, a telltale sign of the changing seasons is a V-shaped flock of honking Canada Geese flying overhead during their migration. These birds get attention for being large, common and noisy. But billions of other American birds migrate each fall and spring with hardly any fanfare, making their journey at night. The cover of darkness protects migrating songbirds like warblers, sparrows and orioles from hungry predators like hawks. But their journey has

Scientists Can Now Forecast Bird Migrations With Radar and Weather Data

For many Americans and Canadians, a telltale sign of the changing seasons is a V-shaped flock of honking Canada Geese flying overhead during their migration. These birds get attention for ...

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Discover Magazine

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 ...

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Phys.org

Weather forecasting sheds light on where and when birds will fly, Thu 13 Sep 18 from ScienceDaily

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