Thursday, 9 January 2014

'Unique' bird migration discovered using geolocators

Scientists have discovered what they are calling one of the world's great bird migrations using geolocators - the same technology we use in our Woodcock Watch project.

Geolocator tags were fitted to 10 rare red-necked phalarope from Scotland and one has now returned, revealing an annual migration west across the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean - a roundtrip of 16,000 miles. Read more from BBC >

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