MinuteEarth Explains: Birds

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The Weird Sex Lives of Bluegills
Published on 15 Aug 2022, 17:48
This summer, we partnered with Nate Senner of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Tebughna School in Beluga, Alaska to make this series of videos all about how, why, and where birds migrate. We had so much fun making these videos that we decided to make them available for free to anyone and everyone who is curious about the secrets birds hold. Enjoy!

To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords:
- Adaptation: a change or the process of change by which an organism or species becomes better suited to its environment.
- Bird Banding: the practice of catching birds, marking them with an identifying band around the leg, and then releasing them.
- Light Level Geolocator: a lightweight, electronic archival tracking device, usually used in bird migration research to map migration routes, identify important staging areas, and sometimes provide additional ecological information.
- Migration: seasonal movement of animals from one region to another.
- Physiology: the branch of biology that deals with the normal functions of living organisms and their parts.

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Cameron Duke | Script Writing, Narration, and Directing
David Goldenberg | Script Writing and Directing
Lizah van der Aart | Illustration and Animation
Ever Salazar | Video Editing
Aldo de Vos | Music
Nathaniel Schroeder | Music

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Lizah van der Aart • Sarah Berman • Cameron Duke
Arcadi Garcia i Rius • David Goldenberg • Melissa Hayes
Alex Reich • Henry Reich • Peter Reich
Ever Salazar • Leonardo Souza • Kate Yoshida

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