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Why is there no transpolar bird migration?
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1998 (English)In: Journal of Avian Biology, ISSN 0908-8857, E-ISSN 1600-048X, Vol. 29, no 1, 93-96 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Tracking radar studies mere carried out during the summer 1996 in the central polar basin (85-90 degrees N) to investigate if birds accomplish transpolar migration. We here report the absence of bird migration from this region, in glaring contrast to the situation in more peripheral parts of the Arctic Ocean. Two possible explanations for the absence of regular intercontinental bird migration across the region around the North Pole are considered: (i) transpolar migration is of little evolutionary advantage, and (ii) orientation difficulties prevent migration at the pole.

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Univ Lund, Dept Anim Ecol, S-22362 Lund, Sweden. Icelandic Inst Nat Hist, IS-125 Reykjavik, Iceland., 1998. Vol. 29, no 1, 93-96 p.
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SWEDARCTIC 1996, Arctic Ocean 1996
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URN: urn:nbn:se:polar:diva-2262DOI: 10.2307/3677346ISI: 000072498200013OAI: oai:DiVA.org:polar-2262DiVA: diva2:857720
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