Changing Seasons: Weatherbirds Dinsmore, Stephen Farnsworth, Andrew Dinsmore, Stephen
dc.contributor.department Natural Resource Ecology and Management 2018-02-15T21:00:36.000 2020-06-30T06:13:37Z 2020-06-30T06:13:37Z Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2006 2015-03-02 2006-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>The fall migration marks a transition between the breeding and non-breeding seasons. While some species, such as Mourning Dove, are still reproductively active well into autumn, most species that breed north of Mexico and the Caribbean have completed their primary breeding period, and those that migrate are making their way to wintering areas. The sojourn to nonbreeding sites includes some epic migrations, some of which are still being discovered--for example, the 11,000-km presumably non-stop flight of <em>baueri </em>Bar-tailed Godwits from coastal Alaska to New Zealand. Most species have much shorter flights, usually broken into segments, and other species reside in the same area year-round or make only facultative movements.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is from <em>North American Birds</em> 60 (2006): 14. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Meteorology
dc.subject.disciplines Natural Resources Management and Policy
dc.subject.disciplines Ornithology
dc.subject.disciplines Population Biology
dc.subject.keywords Fall migration
dc.subject.keywords breeding seasons
dc.subject.keywords wintering
dc.subject.keywords migratory paths
dc.subject.keywords weather patterns
dc.title Changing Seasons: Weatherbirds
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