CROSSING THE ULTIMATE ECOLOGICAL BARRIER: EVIDENCE FOR AN 11 000-KM-LONG NONSTOP FLIGHT FROM ALASKA TO NEW ZEALAND AND EASTERN AUSTRALIA BY BAR-TAILED GODWITS

@inproceedings{Gill2005CROSSINGTU,
  title={CROSSING THE ULTIMATE ECOLOGICAL BARRIER: EVIDENCE FOR AN 11 000-KM-LONG NONSTOP FLIGHT FROM ALASKA TO NEW ZEALAND AND EASTERN AUSTRALIA BY BAR-TAILED GODWITS},
  author={R. Gill and T. Piersma and G. Hufford and R. Servranckx and A. Riegen},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract Populations of the Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica; Scolopacidae) embark on some of the longest migrations known among birds. The baueri race breeds in western Alaska and spends the nonbreeding season a hemisphere away in New Zealand and eastern Australia; the menzbieri race breeds in Siberia and migrates to western and northern Australia. Although the Siberian birds are known to follow the coast of Asia during both migrations, the southern pathway followed by the Alaska breeders… Expand
118 Citations

Paper Mentions

Extreme Endurance Migration: What Is the Limit to Non-Stop Flight?
Extreme endurance flights by landbirds crossing the Pacific Ocean: ecological corridor rather than barrier?
Orientation and autumn migration routes of juvenile sharp-tailed sandpipers at a staging site in Alaska
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 66 REFERENCES
Movements of banded Arctic waders to and from New Zealand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...