Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 20, 2020

Epic 7,500-mile cuckoo migration wows scientists

The BBC  reports

One of the longest migrations recorded by any land bird is about to be completed

Using a satellite tag, scientists have monitored a cuckoo that has just flown more than 7,500 miles (12,000km) from southern Africa to its breeding ground in Mongolia.

The bird has survived ocean crossings and high winds after traversing 16 countries.

Read more, see map and photos at  Epic 7,500-mile cuckoo migration wows scientists – BBC News


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