Bird Migrations

For a slight change of pace, take a look at this beautiful map of bird migratory patterns! “For the first time, scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology have documented migratory movements of bird populations spanning the entire year for 118 species throughout the Western Hemisphere. The study finds broad similarity in the routes used by specific groups of species—vividly demonstrated by animated maps showing patterns of movement across the annual cycle.” Thanks to Ryan H. for the link!

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