Daily Archives: March 12, 2017

What is Motus Tracking?

The Motus Wildlife Tracking System is just a plain “cool” device that has been used to track purple martins and other birds and animals. Purple martins have been tracked all the way to South America and back to their home sites.

Bird Studies Canada Scientists, ¬†Dr. Denis Lepage and Stu Mackenzie explain how the system works, and the exciting opportunities it’s creating for international research and conservation of at-risk migratory species.

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Now wouldn’t this be a great to see how some of our South West ¬†Ontario colonies move from their local colonies to staging areas, migratory roosts and then to their final wintering grounds?