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Webmaster Posted 01-Jun-2017 12:42


From Science Daily and BBC on 01-Jun-2017 12:42

The island of Kauai is home to two endangered seabirds, the Hawaiian Petrel and the Newell's Shearwater. Monitoring these birds, which are nocturnal and nest in hard-to-access areas, is challenging, but observing the movements of birds via radar offers a solution. A new study takes a fresh look at two decades of radar data -- and comes to worrying conclusions about the status of both species.

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