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From Science Daily on 09-Sep-2015 21:34

Birds stopping for a break during their grueling migratory flights face a difficult tradeoff: They need to fuel up with food as efficiently as possible, but they need to avoid predators while they do it. To learn more about how they make choices about food availability and predator risk, researchers spent two years capturing birds during fall migration along the coast of Maine.


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