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Tag: Motus Wildlife Tracking System


Getting to Know the Mysterious, Increasingly Less-Common, Common Nighthawk

17 July 2017 – The Common Nighthawk looks graceful in flight, and a bit strange up close due to its large eyes and wide mouth. But no matter how you look at it, this species is becoming a less-common sight. Breeding Bird Survey data suggest it has declined by 76% since 1973 in Canada, where it is now listed as a Threatened species.

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Scientists Unraveling Migration Secrets of the Mighty Blackpoll Warbler

14 July 2017 – A bold research team, led by the University of Guelph and Bird Studies Canada, spread out across the boreal forest in June in an effort to recapture some very specific Blackpoll Warblers.

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Racing Pigeons Help Scientists Get the Most Out of Motus

4 July 2017 – The Motus Wildlife Tracking System is being used by numerous researchers and organizations to gain new knowledge about the movements of small songbirds, bats, and insects during breeding and migration, and on overwintering grounds.

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Migration Education Program Engages Students in Bird Science and Conservation

19 May 2017 – The Motus Wildlife Tracking System provides an exciting opportunity to engage students in real-world bird science and conservation.

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New Paper Shares Exciting Research Potential of the Motus Network

17 April 2017 – If you have been following news from Bird Studies Canada over the past few years, you’ve certainly heard of the Motus Wildlife Tracking System.

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Unlocking Migration Mysteries to Conserve Birds

24 November 2016 – A special year-end message from Bird Studies Canada President, Steven Price.

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Panama Welcomes the Motus Wildlife Tracking System

4 May 2016 – Last week, BirdLife Americas partner organizations converged in Panama for biennial meetings on bird conservation in the Western Hemisphere. Bird Studies Canada and the Panama Audubon Society had unusual news to share.

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Motus System Documents Amazing Migrations

5 August 2015 – An exciting update from the Motus Wildlife Tracking System! New details on the northbound spring migration of 19 thrushes (out of 67 tagged in Colombia).

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