05 Jan '18, 5pm

This is sooo cool. Happy #NationalBirdDay!

There’s a longtime assumption about bird migration: The more years a bird follows the long path from its wintering grounds to its northern breeding territory, the more efficient it becomes. That’s what USGS research wildlife biologist Todd Katzner expected to find in the reams of data he’s collected from the small migratory population of golden eagles, Aquila chrysaetos, in the eastern United States. Over the last decade, Katzner and his collaborators have captured and attached trackers to about 90 eagles, mapping their movements down to the minute. “One of the things we know from other studies and projects is that there’s this typical relationship where as birds get older, their migratory performance improves,” says Katzner. “They learn how to fly more quickly, in a straighter line, and how to use updrafts. That’s established ecology and works in general for all birds.” B...

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audubon.org 05 Jan '18, 7pm

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sierraclub.org 05 Jan '18, 3pm

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Astronaut John Young, naval aviator, has died:

Astronaut John Young, naval aviator, has died:

navytimes.com 06 Jan '18, 9pm

In this 1980 photo made available by NASA, astronauts for the first space shuttle mission, Commander John Young and Pilot ...