blackpoll


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  • noun

Synonyms for blackpoll

North American warbler having a black-and-white head

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Transoceanic migration of the blackpoll warbler: summary of scientific evidence and response to criticisms by Murray.
The Blackpoll Warbler spends most of its trip over the Atlantic Ocean.
As migration time nears, blackpoll warblers congregate in forests throughout New England.
So go to a town like Vantage and glass the trees, where I've found everything from blackpoll warbler to Harris's sparrow.
Seventy-five percent of the Neotropical songbirds migrate at an altitude between 500 to 6,000 feet, with the Blackpoll warblers (Dendroica striata), Red knots (Calidris canutus) and American golden-plovers (Pluvialis dominicus) traveling as high as 12,000 feet.
For example, grassland species like Sprague's pipit (Anthus spragueii) and boreal species like the blackpoll warbler (Dendroica striata) are ranked high in both responsibility and concern.
The blackpoll warbler, for example, makes an incredible leap from Alaska to the Amazon.
The inspiration for this unique new name is the blackpoll warbler, whose transoceanic flight has been the subject of over 25 scientific studies.
Morris, Canisius College, "Using stable isotope analysis to reveal spatial and temporal variation in Blackpoll migration in the Gulf of Maine Fly way.
Blackpoll warblers amazingly fly nonstop from our coast, directly south for several thousand miles entirely over the ocean, until they reach the northern coast of South America.
While species like the blackpoll and bay-breasted warblers are just passing through en route to nest sites in eastern Canada, they are passing other neotropical migrants such as hooded and Black-burnian warblers and scarlet tanagers that are already on territory.
The blackpoll warbler weighs in at under an ounce, even after its pre-flight feeding frenzy, yet in 72 hours manages to fly up to 2,000 miles from Maine to northern Venezuela without food, water or even a minute's treetop respite.
A study of boreal forest habitat use by juvenile warblers found that movements of Blackpoll Warblers Setophaga striata were associated with higher amounts of clearcut, whereas Yellow-rumped Warblers Setophaga coronata were associated with lower amounts of clearcut (Mitchell et al.
Blackpoll warblers were also massing there, too, which is normal.
CONTACT: Lynn Blackpoll of Speakeasy, +1-303-246-9001, or lynnbrackpoll@speakeasy.