Impact of Hurricane Wilma on migrating birds: the case of the Chimney Swift

@inproceedings{Dionne2008ImpactOH,
  title={Impact of Hurricane Wilma on migrating birds: the case of the Chimney Swift},
  author={Mark Dionne and C{\'e}line Maurice and Joanna Gauthier and F. Butler Shaffer},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract We documented the effects of hurricane Wilma (2005) on Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) using data from the Québec Chimney Swift Survey Program and observations of swift mortality during migration. Hurricane Wilma developed in the Caribbean and followed the eastern coast of North America, moving over areas used extensively by migrating birds. Thousands of birds and, among them, Chimney Swifts, were caught and carried by the storm as far as Atlantic Canada and western Europe. At least… 
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