European Swift — biodiversitynews.org

European common swifts winter in central and southern Africa before migrating north in spring Swifts are even more swift than scientists thought, with new tracking technology showing the migrating birds cover an average of 570 kilometres (354 miles) per day, 70 kilometres more than previously estimated. New tracking data also recorded one individual travelling 830 […]

Weekly round-up: May 23 — biodiversitynews.org

Swedish, Finnish and Russian wolves, new research

This 2015 video is called Return of the European Wolf. From Uppsala University in Sweden: Swedish, Finnish and Russian wolves closely related November 10, 2020 The Scandinavian wolf originally came from Finland and Russia, and unlike many other European wolf populations its genetic constitution is virtually free from dog admixture. In addition, individuals have migrated […]