Tag: geolocator

September 25, 2019

Genes play a role in warbler migration

For golden-winged and blue-winged warblers, where they go when they migrate south is in their genes, researchers found. “These small songbirds don’t really have a trainer or a navigator,” said...

July 30, 2019

For declining warblers, winter brings most to same spot

After placing geolocators on prothonotary warblers (Protonotaria citrea) in a number of states, researchers found that wherever the birds depart from, most travel to northern Colombia for the winter. “This...

October 2, 2015

Where Do You Go, Little Warbler, When It Snows?

It was Christmas in late March for Erik Johnson and Jared Wolfe. The two researchers had just received news that a Prothonotary warbler (Protonotaria citrea) that they had fitted with...