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Migration makes breeding harder for seabirds

Posted November 30, 2017

The key drivers of seabird migration have now been revealed for the first time in a new study. The research suggests that puffin colonies that travel great distances during the winter often find it more difficult to breed than others, and that escaping your habitat with far flung migration therefore carries a cost.

Migration makes breeding harder for seabirds

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The key drivers of seabird migration have now been revealed for the first time in a new study. The research suggests that puffin colonies that travel great distances during the winter often find it more difficult to breed than others, and that escaping your habitat with far flung migration therefore carries a cost.

Drone photos offer faster, cheaper data on key Antarctic species

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Scientists flying drones in Antarctica have demonstrated a cheaper, faster and simpler way to gauge the condition of leopard seals, which can weigh more than a half ton and reflect the health of the Antarctic ecosystem that they and a variety of commercial fisheries rely on.