News From the Field
Bird's Eye View: Effects of Trophic Mismatch in Alaska
July 23, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.For migratory animals, timing is everything. Species commuting between highly seasonal environments strive to arrive at springtime destinations during peak availability of food and conditions conducive to breeding, nesting and rearing offspring. The challenge is compounded when spring arrives much earlier than the weary travelers.Full Story
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