Once migratory birds arrive in Alaska they face a ticking clock.
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Migratory birds must court, breed and form pair bonds, build a nest, lay and incubate eggs, hunt, feed their hatchlings, then gain enough fuel to make the long distance return flight. All this occurs during the very brief and unpredictable window of Arctic summer.
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Avian Migration — Alaska is a hotspot for migratory birds which come to the state seeking breeding grounds with plentiful food and few predators. Life isn’t easy for these far-flyers. Scientists with the University of California Davis' Birds and Seasonality Project work to understand how migratory songbird species have adapted their... Read More >