Rosse grutto - Limosa lapponica ** foto credits: Afbeelding van Vivek Singh via Pixabay

Birds dealing with change – Mapping migration routes can lead to conservation areas

Tracking migratory birds that carry tiny satellite transmitters in featherlight ‘backpacks’, can teach us a lot about change in the environment. It may also point at possibilities to avoid loss of biodiversity. That is an important message in the PhD-thesis that Ying Chi Chan, a PhD candidate of the University of Groningen, based at the Royal NIOZ (Netherlands Institute for Sea Research), defends on May 28th 2021.

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