The Altitude of Bird Migration

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IN NATURE of April 18, T. B. Blathwayt records a party of egrets observed (through a telescope) migrating at night, and about five thousand feet up; and he asks if there are other records of a similar nature.

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HARRISSON, T. The Altitude of Bird Migration. Nature 127, 781–782 (1931). https://doi.org/10.1038/127781c0

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