Tracking Long-Distance Songbird Migration by Using Geolocators

@article{Stutchbury2009TrackingLS,
  title={Tracking Long-Distance Songbird Migration by Using Geolocators},
  author={Bridget J. M. Stutchbury and Scott A. Tarof and Tyler Done and Elizabeth A. Gow and Patrick M. Kramer and John Tautin and James W. Fox and Vsevolod Afanasyev},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={323},
  pages={896 - 896}
}
We mapped migration routes of migratory songbirds to the Neotropics by using light-level geolocators mounted on breeding purple martins (Progne subis) and wood thrushes (Hylocichla mustelina). Wood thrushes from the same breeding population occupied winter territories within a narrow east-west band in Central America, suggesting high connectivity of breeding and wintering populations. Pace of spring migration was rapid (233 to 577 kilometers/day) except for one individual (159 kilometers/day… 
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