Tag: arctic

  • The Mississippi Flyway: An Essential Migration Route

    The Mississippi Flyway: An Essential Migration Route

    Starting in central Canada and stretching to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi Flyway is the name given to the route followed by birds migrating from their breeding grounds in North America to ...

  • Chinquapin Takes on Irene

    Chinquapin Takes on Irene

    Whimbrel birds stand a height of 1.5 feet and are known to be migrating birds, referred to as long haul fliers, as they are able to travel distances of up to three thousand five hundred miles ...

  • The Amazing Migration of the Arctic Tern

    The Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) is a relatively small bird that is able to achieve staggering feats of flight. They are easily recognizable by their rounded heads that are covered in smooth ...