Black-tailed godwits’ different migration behaviours

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Migratory birds from a given species are frequently observed to follow the same routes, and do so every year. Tracking different populations with Argos satellite telemetry shows a very different picture for some populations of the black-tailed godwit. Understanding why will need even more tracking.

Period5-Oct-2020

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  • TitleBlack-tailed godwits’ different migration behaviours
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletARGOS
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryNetherlands
    Date05/10/2020
    DescriptionMigratory birds from a given species are frequently observed to follow the same routes, and do so every year. Tracking different populations with Argos satellite telemetry shows a very different picture for some populations of the black-tailed godwit. Understanding why will need even more tracking.
    URLhttps://www.argos-system.org/black-tailed-godwits-migrations-behaviours/
    PersonsMo Verhoeven, Jelle Loonstra, Theunis Piersma, Christiaan Both