Tag: wind

January 7, 2019

Climate change winds may bear mixed news for migrating birds

Changing wind patterns due to climate change could bring mixed results for migrating birds. Under future climate scenarios, researchers found, North American birds may find it harder to migrate southward...

March 7, 2018

Winds can change seal pup migration path

In 1892, U.S. Revenue Marine Capt. C.L. Hooper provided information to the U.S. Senate about the seal fur trade. After traveling to the Aleutian Islands and speaking to the indigenous...

May 15, 2017

Wind and rain change breeding patterns for swallows

Fewer storms that bring wind and rain may be causing North American tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) to lay their eggs earlier in the spring, according to new research. The impacts...