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    New Research to Find Migratory Divide

    NewsBird NewsWednesday 26 September 2012
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    'Birds of a feather flock together' - or do they?

    Recent research shows that different groups of thrushes that were being studied, took different pathways to get to the same destination. 

    "South along the west coast to Central America, or southeast to Alabama and across the Gulf of Mexico to Columbia.

    The study will be published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B'.

     

    This information can help reveal other behaviour, such as feeding. The migration patterns are a important jorney for a bird so can give us more of an insight into different species and possibly speciation. 

     

     

    Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2012-09-backpack-toting-birds-reveal-migratory-hotspots.html#jCp

    Photo by 'lostinfog'

     

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