Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 4, 2017

What Do Birds Do During a Total Eclipse? 

Cornell Lab of Ornithology reported on how birds behaved during the eclipse staying eBird reports and radar. Some of their findings were

  • Aerial insectivores dropping out of the skies
  • Radar reveals an emptying sky
  • Nocturnal (and crepuscular) birds emerge
  • Roosting and confusion

Read article and see charts What Do Birds Do During a Total Eclipse? Observations from eBird and Radar on August 21, 2017 : BirdCast

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