Compensation for lateral drift due to crosswind in migrating European Bee-eaters


Billions of seasonally migrating birds and insects use two principal modes of flight, i.e., flapping and soaring–gliding. Flight mode is known to have strong effects on energy expenditure and speed of migration, yet its influence on the migratory track has rarely been investigated. Using radio telemetry, we studied the effects of crosswind on European Bee… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10336-014-1060-x


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