Songbirds’ epic migrations connected to a small cluster of genes
Scientists from the University of British Columbia have shown that there is a genetic basis to the migratory routes flown by songbirds, and have narrowed in on a relatively small cluster of genes that may govern the behaviour.
Jul 28, 2016
Backpack-toting birds help UBC researchers reveal migratory divide, conservation hotspots
By outfitting two British Columbia subspecies of Swainson’s thrushes with penny-sized, state-of-the-art geolocators, University of British Columbia researchers have been able to map their wildly divergent migration routes and pinpoint conservation hotspots.
Sep 25, 2012