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Lisa Manne Presents: Migration Mysteries: Variation in Migration Distances Under Climate Change
September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lisa Manne, Assistant Professor of Biology at the College of Staten Island, will present
Migration Mysteries: Variation in Migration Distances for North American Short-distance Migrants Under Climate Change
Under climate change, bird ranges are tending to shift toward the poles. There are good reasons to believe that winter ranges might be shifting at the same rate of speed as are breeding ranges. Her lab is testing this assertion with long-term data for short-distance North American migrants. They found a diversity of responses, and a few surprises!