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Secrets of intercontinental flight

Analysis of data from weather radars across the continental United States shows that migratory birds flying further are more likely to survive the journey.

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Fig. 1: Mass migration.

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Fuller, R.A., Wainwright, C.E. Secrets of intercontinental flight. Nat Ecol Evol 2, 1523–1524 (2018).

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