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Autumnal bird migration over the western North Atlantic Ocean

@inproceedings{Williams1977AutumnalBM,
  title={Autumnal bird migration over the western North Atlantic Ocean},
  author={T. C. Williams and J. Williams and L. C. Ireland},
  year={1977}
}
INCE THE EARLY VOYAGES of Columbus (Morrison, 1955), ships crossing the western North Atlantic in autumn have reported sighting large numbers of passefines and shorebirds migrating from eastern North America to the Caribbean and South America. Bird banding studies, surveys of species distribution, and observations on Bermuda indicate that several species of shorebirds use this route (Hurdis, 1897; Lincoln, 1939; Dorst, 1961; Hager, 1966; Palmer, 1968; McNeil and Burton, 1973). Although it has… Expand
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