The Surprising Way Birds Are Trying To Dodge Climate Change

New research shows that some birds are moving faster than ever to keep up with shifting climates. Here’s where they’re going.

National Audubon Society

How are birds like this Florida Scrub-Jay dealing with climate change? New research shows that in the face of shifting climates, some birds are moving faster than we thought and in directions we didn’t suspect.

We humans have our ways of coping with climate change: We’ll put down sandbags, escape pods, and even heat siphons to keep our homes from slipping away. But birds don’t have such material restrictions—they head to where the weather is right. And in doing so, they teach us lessons about how fast the climate is changing right now. Read on for a few of those lessons.

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Florida Scrub-Jay. Photo: Reed Bowman

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