Posts Tagged: migration

Birds, © James P. Blair / National Geographic Stock

On a Wing and a Prayer: Bird Migration Season »

Springtime means bird migrations! This time of year, many birds fly vast distances, providing a great spectacle for wildlife watchers, but also facing a numbers of threats along the way.

Sea Turtle, © Brian J. Skerry / National Geographic Stock

The Long Journey Home »

When they hatch, tiny Northern Pacific loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings begin a journey across 7,500 miles of open ocean. But when they finally reach the waters off the coast of Mexico, their destination turns out to be more dangerous than the journey.

Common Yellowthroat, © Michael R. Duncan

Blinded by the Light »

Some 7 million birds die each year when they become disoriented near communication tower lights. A new study offers some solutions.

Making Migration Impossible? »

Africa’s Serengeti National Park is ground zero for massive wildlife migrations through Tanzania and Kenya, hosting the journey of millions of animals on the move each year. But a highway proposed for 2012 cuts right across the park, threatening to end this historic journey forever.