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GPS Tracking of Endangered Black-capped Petrels Could Reveal New Nesting Sites

2 years ago   |   By All About Birds

Black-capped Petrel by Brian Sullivan/Macaulay Library .
In May 2019, five scientists accomplished a long-held goal: to catch at sea and track one of the rarest seabirds of the Atlantic, the Black-capped Petrel. Now, after placing GPS transmitters on 10 birds they caught off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, they're hoping the birds will lead them back to an undiscovered nest site.
“That's sort of what the dream is, that they're going to take you to a whole new island that no one knew about,” is how Patrick Jodice, of Clemson University's South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research...
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Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

When you think of the best birding in the south of Asia, it is Malaysia that comes to mind, although you are likely not to even think of the country as such: you are dreaming... Read more ...