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Posts tagged arctic tern

March 22, 2011

 

arctic tern calling for it's mate

How Do Birds Migrate And Reach Their Destination Without A Map?

Can you imagine traveling 22,000 miles without a map? The Arctic Tern's migration is one of the longest migrations in the animal kingdom.

September 27, 2003

 

A Band of Birds

Also, when birds are trapped over and over again through the years, this gives scientists a sense of their lifespan. How else can you know if the cardinal at your bird feeder is the same one that was there last year?

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