Tag: Wildlife Tracking

The Prowling Hour: Encounters with Lions in Kenya

Written by | June 28th, 2010

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Our lead scientist Sanjayan has an extraordinary encounter with wildlife in a previously unexplored area of Kenya — read about why he was there.

Whimbrels Twitter from Canada

Written by | June 24th, 2009

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Do you hear that? That’s the sound of five happy whimbrels twittering around the Hudson Bay in Canada.   After much anticipation, the chatty shorebirds we introduced on Cool Green Science last week — Boxer, Fowler, Elki, Indi and Hope — have made great time and touched down to hopefully breed in central Canada.  “There’s been […]

A Whimbrel’s Wild Ride

Written by | June 15th, 2009

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It’s a bird… it’s a plane… wait… it’s a bird wearing a backpack!? That’s correct, bird lovers. This summer, The Nature Conservancy and the Center for Conservation Biology have teamed up again to track the migratory routes of tagged whimbrels from Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Inspiration for this project was born in June 2008 when researchers […]

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