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Critical Connections: Studying Migratory Birds
Many national parks exist to protect wildlife - but how do you protect animals like migratory birds that leave a park for six months or more? First, you must understand where they go.
In 2015, as part of a multi-year project, a research crew visited nesting territories along the Denali Park Road to capture and tag thrushes with lightweight geolocators.
These are very small data-loggers that will allow us to identify migration routes, stopover areas, and wintering grounds of tagged birds.
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