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Climate change is shifting the timing of bird migration, but are birds adapting fast enough?

Weather radar reveals that spring and autumn migrations are happening earlier on a continental scale than 20 years ago

by GrrlScientist for Forbes | @GrrlScientist

NOTE: This piece was a Forbes Editorโ€™s pick.

The long-billed curlew (Numenius americanus) is a large North American shorebird. It is a short- to medium-distance migrant, moving from interior grasslands breeding sites to coastal sites as well as inland sites in California and Mexico for the winter. (Credit: Nick Saunders.)

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