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    Preuss, N.O. 2001. Hans Christian Cornelius Mortensen: aspects of his life and of the history of bird ringing . Ardea 89(special issue) : 1-6 .

    First banded bird recovery in Africa:

    Discoveries with satellite telemetry:
    –bar-tailed Godwits fly non-stop over the Pacific, from Alaska to New Zealand, a 7000 mile journey at an average speed of over 35 miles per hour, in about 8 days

    Eagle migration tracking:

    Arctic tern, longest migration:

    Ancient Migration theory:

    Bar-tailed godwits:

    Bird Migration: A General Survey By Peter Berthold

    Bald Eagle tracking:
    citation to original paper:

    Bar-tailed Godwit
    Photo by: Andreas Trepte

    Birds Hibernating

    Artic Tern
    Photo by: Malene Thyssen

    Photo by: Lyndon Kearsley & Theo Geuens

    Photo by: Cary Bass

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