19 November, 2009

Island Girl Has Completed Her Southern Migration

Island Girl flew 243 km. (151 mi.) yesterday, and returned to the Putu dune fields along the coast near Talca, Chile, where she was first tagged nearly a year ago. Her migration from Baffin Island lasted 60 days and covered 13250 km. (8233 mi.), averaging 221 km. (137 mi.) per day.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Island Girl and Sparrow King on your successful trip south for the winter! It's been great fun to track your progress. Enjoy your time there and am looking forward to seeing your flight back north.