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Connecticut warbler makes epic migration to South America; population is trending down about 3.5% every year
May 13, 2017 | CBC News | Published News | Kelly Malone

Photo: Emily McKinnon

The birds are small, and so are their backpacks — but they could deliver a big boost of information to help save a species that's on the decline in Manitoba.

new study published in the journal Ecology shows that the Connecticut warbler makes a huge journey from Manitoba, over water, to the Amazon each year.

"It still blows my mind," said Emily McKinnon, a research affiliate with the University of Manitoba and lead author of the...

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