• Dark Ecology: Studying Night-time Bird Migration with Radar

    5 monthes ago - By All About Birds

    Join three of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Edward W. Rose Postdoctoral Fellows, for an evening that will open your eyes to the unseen and mysterious activities and patterns during migration. Cecilia Nilsson explains why we use radar to study migration, and uses her research as an example of how radar can be used to study how birds migrate and how their migration is shaped by winds. Kyle Horton discusses his use of radar to quantify and forecast migratory flights, from small to large scales, highlighting the impact of anthropogenic light at night on nocturnally migrating birds. Finally...
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