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2013-01-16 10:34:55

Studies of migratory birds need to embrace a versatile mix of data - including geolocator technology, stable-isotope analysis , mark-recapture (banding) data along with citizen science data Animals move around the globe in billions, sometimes - like the snow bunting - one of the iconic Arctic-breeding species, covering huge distances and enduring the most extreme frigid weather conditions. In this conspicuously white sparrow-sized bird, animal migration epitomizes a stunning success of...

2004-11-28 03:00:20

2003 NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE Joseph C. Onega (chair). Kathryn Purcell, and T. Luke George. The following people (in alphabetical order) have agreed to he nominated for the Cooper Ornithological Soeiety (COS) Board of Directors, to serve from 2005-2007. Mercedes S. Foster is a Research Zoologist and Curator in charge of North American collections for the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center at the National Museum of Natural History. Washington, DC. She received Bachelor's and Master's...


Latest Wilson's Warbler Reference Libraries

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2005-06-09 08:47:25

The Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrine) is a New World warbler that breeds in eastern North America across the eastern USA and into southernmost Canada. This migratory bird winters in Central America and the West Indies and very rarely Western Europe. The Hooded Warbler has a plain olive green-brown back and yellow underparts. The outer tail has white feather fringes. The male has a black hood surrounding the yellow face. The breeding habitat is broadleaved woodlands with dense...

Wilson's Warbler, Wilsonia pusilla
2005-06-01 20:39:47

The Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla) is a New World warbler that breeds in northern North America across Canada and south through the western USA. It is migratory, wintering in Central America. This is a very rare vagrant to Wwestern Europe. The Wilson's Warbler has a plain green-brown back and yellow underparts. The male has a small black cap. Males of the western race W. p. chryseola are greener above and brighter than the eastern race. The breeding habitat is fairly open...

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