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Old 06-11-2009, 05:44 PM   #1
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Default Bird Migrations Set To Increase: Added Distance Is 'Considerable Threat' To Some Species

Bird Migrations Set To Increase: Added Distance Is 'Considerable Threat' To Some Species
ScienceDaily (June 8, 2009) — Bird migrations are likely to get longer according to the first ever study of the potential impacts of climate change on the breeding and winter ranges of migrant birds. The length of some migrations could increase by as much as 400 km. “The predicted future temperature changes and the associated changes in habitat could have serious consequences for many species”, said lead-author Nathalie Doswald of Durham University (UK).

Bird Migrations Set To Increase: Added Distance Is 'Considerable Threat' To Some Species
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“Our findings show that marathon migrations for some birds are set to become even longer journeys”, said Dr Stephen Willis – team leader from Durham University. “This is bad news for birds like the Common Whitethroat”.
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