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Repeat Tracking of Individual Songbirds Reveals Consistent Migration Timing but Flexibility in Route

  • Calandra Q. Stanley equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Calandra Q. Stanley, Maggie MacPherson

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Maggie MacPherson equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Calandra Q. Stanley, Maggie MacPherson

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Kevin C. Fraser mail,

    fraserkev@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Emily A. McKinnon,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Bridget J. M. Stutchbury

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Published: July 25, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040688

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 27 Jul 2012 at 22:33 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: EurekAlert
Title: “It's a bird, not a plane: York U study finds migrating songbirds depart on time”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

Publication: Mail Online
Title: “The songbirds you can set your watch by: researchers find birds plan their migrations perfectly | Mail Online”
http://www.dailymail.co.u...

Publication: New York Times
Title: “Will Climate Change Trip Up Punctual Songbirds? - NYTimes.com”
http://green.blogs.nytime...

Publication: Ottawa Citizen
Title: “Canadian study that outfitted migrating songbirds with backpacks makes surprising discoveries”
http://www.ottawacitizen....

Publication: The Globe and Mail
Title: “Birds' internal clock chimes for departure - The Globe and Mail”
http://www.theglobeandmai...

Publication: The Star
Title: “Songbirds migrate north almost on the same day annually, York researchers learn - thestar.com”
http://www.thestar.com/ne...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

fraserkc replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 31 Jul 2012 at 14:14 GMT

No competing interests declared.

RE: Media Coverage of This Article

fraserkc replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 31 Jul 2012 at 14:18 GMT

No competing interests declared.