New technology tracks sparrow migration for first time from California to Alaska

Using tiny tags to track a bird's location, biologists from PRBO Conservation Science have unlocked the mystery of where Golden-crowned Sparrows, which overwinter in California, go to breed in the spring. By using tags that record day length to estimate location, the biologists determined that four Golden-crowned Sparrows tagged in central coastal California spent the breeding season along the coast of the Gulf of Alaska.

New technology tracks sparrow migration for first time from California to Alaska

Using tiny tags to track a bird's location, biologists from PRBO Conservation Science (PRBO) have unlocked the mystery of where Golden-crowned Sparrows, which overwinter in California, go to ...

Wed 11 Apr 12 from Phys.org

New technology tracks sparrow migration for first time from California to Alaska, Wed 11 Apr 12 from e! Science News

New technology tracks sparrow migration for first time from California to Alaska, Wed 11 Apr 12 from Eurekalert

Tracking Tech Follows Birds' Migration

Chips that measure light levels can track birds, revealing where they spend the summer.

Fri 13 Apr 12 from Discovery.com

Migrating sparrows tracked to Alaska

PETALUMA, Calif., April 11 (UPI) -- New tracking technology has been used for the first time to follow sparrows on their migration from California to Alaska, researchers say.

Wed 11 Apr 12 from UPI

Sparrow migration tracked for first time from California to Alaska

Using tiny tags to track a bird's location, biologists have unlocked the mystery of where golden-crowned sparrows, which overwinter in California, go to breed in the spring. By using tags that ...

Wed 11 Apr 12 from ScienceDaily

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