Image of the Day: Flight Paths

Researchers attached satellite tags to three bird species, including the common cuckoo (Cuculus canorus), to illustrate the migratory birds' strategies for tracking seasonal resources between continents.

The Scientist Staff
Jan 4, 2017

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(See K. Thorup et al., “Resource tracking within and across continents in long-distance bird migrants,” Science Advances, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1601360, 2016.)