"As a conservation scientist, what strikes me most is that in a single year a blackpoll warbler
has to navigate 20,000 kilometres across land and ocean, facing risks of cat predation, storms and collisions with buildings and vehicles, all while trying to find islands of habitat to rest and refuel in our human-dominated landscapes,"said Cooke.
Jacob Gitman, Ph.D., BlackPoll's Chief Executive Officer, noted, "Given the blackpoll warbler
's great tenacity, strength and proven dedication, we felt that it was the ideal expression of who BlackPoll Fleet International is and boasts the same characteristics that we believe are inherent in our company and the people within our ranks."
Figure 3 shows the distribution estimates for Barn Swallow (top), Blackpoll Warbler
(middle), and Black-throated Blue Warbler (bottom) on June 28 (left), October 11 (center), and December 20 (right).
Transoceanic migration of the blackpoll warbler
: summary of scientific evidence and response to criticisms by Murray.
The Scillies boasted a blackpoll warbler
, sociable plover and redeyed vireo.
Over what area does the Blackpoll Warbler
fly for most of its trip north?
Perhaps the most amazing songbird of all is the blackpoll warbler
. In summer, this small black-and-white bird lives in forests stretching from Alaska to Nova Scotia.
Other unusual recent visitors include a red-eyed vireo at Liniclate, Benbecula, in the Outer Hebrides, and a blackpoll warbler
at Loch Druidibeg, South Uist