Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Little Bird's Arduous Migration Reaches 'Brink of Impossibility'

The blackpoll warbler accomplishes a mighty big feat for a such a little bird. Scientists on Tuesday documented how this songbird that weighs half an ounce (12 grams) completes an arduous nonstop flight over the Atlantic Ocean from forests in New England and eastern Canada to Caribbean islands as it migrates each fall toward its South American wintering grounds. By placing miniature backpacks with geolocators on the birds, the researchers determined they flew an average of nearly 1,600...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter