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World record of uninterrupted migration!
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More than 12,000 kilometers in eleven days without stopping. The male red-haired godwit is a bird that nests in arctic regions during its breeding season. In September, one of the specimens, equipped with a geolocation device, left southwest Alaska and landed in Auckland Bay (New Zealand) eleven days later. The previous record dates from 2007 and was already held by a red barge. The bird had traveled 11,600 kilometers without interruption. Photo credit:
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