Thursday, June 7, 2012

A Bird Migration Marvel
Northern Wheatear - Courtesy of Wikipeda

Reading about birds and their pan-global migration patterns makes my head spin.  Especially the Northern Wheatear. Each year, this little guy pictured above flies from the Arctic where it spends the summer months to the Sahara Desert in Africa where it passes the winter season.  And we complain about our commute to work!  Thanks to technology, scientists were able to find out more information regarding their migration pattern.  The power and determination of birds never ceases to amaze me....

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