Friday, October 18, 2013

True or False: Some Birds Can Fly Nonstop for 200 Days

Alpine Swift, from Conservation magazine.
If you guessed "true" to the opening question, you are right!  A recent article in Conservation magazine details a study on Alpine swifts, which breed in Switzerland among other locations, then travel across the Sahara to Western Africa to winter. 

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