Scientists Say Tiny Blackpoll Warbler Travels Thousands Miles on End

April 2, 2015 2:10 AM

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The small bird has great potential as it can fly thousands of miles across ocean without having a single break. Now scientists can say that the pocket-sized blackpoll warbler makes the longest overseas migration.

“This is the first study to provide direct evidence of the birds’ migration route – we found they flew directly over the Atlantic Ocean to reach their wintering grounds in South America,” said co-author Ryan Norris, a professor at the University of Guelph, in a press release. These birds have a trem...

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