[CT Birds] Long Distance Flight Record

james.bair at snet.net james.bair at snet.net
Mon May 31 16:57:47 EDT 2010


Hi all,

This does not directly relate to Connecticut birding, but all three links are about a documented longest distance flight known by a Bar-Tailed Godwit. It is cool stuff. 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1079641/Good-godwit-Bird-flies-6-000-miles-nonstop-days-set-new-record.html

and

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/25/science/25migrate.html?scp=1&sq=godwit&st=cse

and

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/09/070913-longest-flight.html

Jim Bair


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