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Do some migrating birds have an innate sense of impending weather?

The study of satellite tracking of some migrating species of birds has led to some conjecture that there might be an innate ability to use approaching weather systems to save energy. As Atlantic fronts bring autumn sqaulls it would be interesting to think that birds migrating offshore find them helpful!

More info here: http://thewildlifewriter.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/skyscanner.html

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