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Avian Migratory Feats

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Clear photos of owls with open wings and tails allow Project SNOWstorm to map age and sex distribution.

Our understanding of the navigational and physiological feats of migratory birds has exploded in the last decade. On The Point, we talk with Scott Weidensaul about his research of bird migration, both globally and here in New England, and the latest advances in bird tracking technology. We also discuss Project SnowStorm, his research project into the movements of Snowy Owls.
Weidensaul’s new book is titled A World on The Wing.

Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.