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.