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BRI's work on mercury in songbirds has been in the news recently including an article in National Geographic Online. Pictured here is a Yellow Warbler.

BRI in the News

BRI news stories have appeared in many regional, national, and international news outlets. These stories help promote awareness of our work but also promote the general issues of conservation biology and the need to continue research in wildlife health and its implications to human health.

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News Archive

 
Feb 26, 2014

BRI Bat Research Highlighted in ECO Magazine

Offshore Observations of Eastern Red Bats in the Mid-Atlantic U.S. Using Multiple Survey Methods
By Shaylyn Hatch, Emily Connelly, Tim Divoll, Iain Stenhouse and Kathryn Williams

BRI research on migration patterns of bats has been published in ECO environment coastal & offshore magazine. Aerial surveys employing high-definition video and boat-based surveys of wildlife off the Atlantic seaboard detected a possible diurnal migration event of eastern red bats (Lasiurus borealis) in September 2012. These observations provide new evidence of bat movements offshore and offer insights into their migratory behaviors. Click here for a pdf of the full story.

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Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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