Under the project of "Human-Led Migration," the authors had the unique opportunity to accompany hand-raised northern bald ibises
(NBIs; Geronticus eremita) during migration, which occurred in stages from Bavaria, Germany, to southern Tuscany, Italy.
E[currency]ANLIURFA (CyHAN)- Following spawning period, bald ibises which are under threat of extinction, went back to their nests in the southeastern province of E[currency]anlyurfa.
As part of a project launched in 1977 by the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, the bald ibises were taken care specially.
More than 200 bald ibises returned to E[currency]anlyurfa this year.
Susan Milius reported that northern bald ibises
time their wing flaps to catch a little lift from the birds flying in front of them in "V-flying birds pick efficient flapping pattern" (SN: 2/8/14, p.
Scientists have long theorized that many birds like these rare northern bald ibises
adopt a V formation for aerodynamic reasons.
Researchers spent nearly a month tracking a group of Northern bald ibises
from Austria to Italy, with 14 of those birds sporting GPS loggers and accelerometers to track wing flap activity.
The arrival to these shores of glossy bald ibises
is seen as especially significant.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) deputy Sinan Oy-an tweeted: "Where are the bald ibises
that once said 'Not enough but yes' now?
Sensitive monitoring devices show that northern bald ibises coordinate their wing beats in ways that scientists predict would be efficient, says Steven Portugal of the University of London's Royal Veterinary College in Hatfield.
Caption: Northern bald ibises from a captive breeding program offered flight researchers an up-close chance to test the birds' flapping strategies during migration.
The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of Campylobacter spp., Sahnonella spp., and Chlamydophila psittaci in fecal samples of bald ibises
(Geronticus eremita) housed in a conservation facility in Turkey.