Evasive action

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    michaelmaltby Well-Known Member

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    This is a great story. Imagine flying all the way from Columbia to Appalachia and then having the strength to fly 1100 miles 5 days later to escape a storm and then fly right back again to your Appalachian nesting site. These warblers are well-engineered ... :) Wondrous.

    BBC News - Birds 'heard tornadoes coming' and fled one day ahead
     
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    How clever they are! :shock:
     
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    It is amazing what nature can do!
     
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    That's true.
     
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    Those birds are about as impressive as the Monarch butterflies, who have a similar migration.

    Amazing stuff, thanks for posting!
     
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    its amazing that animals are so in tune with weather..and seasons....something even our super computers cant do as accurately.
     
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    The Mourning Cloak butterfly actually hibernates in this area. I always wondered why I was seeing them very early in the Spring.
     
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    A super computer doesn't get eliminated when it screws up. Sadly!
     
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