Birds http://delmarvapublicradio.net en NASA Radar to Track Migrating Birds Over Delmarva http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/nasa-radar-track-migrating-birds-over-delmarva <p>NEWARK, Md. (AP) – A team of scientists is using a high-tech NASA radar to monitor the fall migration of birds over the Delmarva Peninsula.</p><p>The Wilmington News Journal reports scientists will be looking at where birds are stopping, eating and lingering as they examine the best habitats that remain for the region’s migratory son birds.</p><p>University of Delaware research Jeff Buler says the majority of birds are migrating at night. He says residents can hear their flight calls if you listen carefully.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:25:30 +0000 Don Rush 41219 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net NASA Radar to Track Migrating Birds Over Delmarva Impact on Wildlife of Superstorm Sandy Studied http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/impact-wildlife-superstorm-sandy-studied <p>PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A research team is looking at the effects that Superstorm Sandy had on birds and plants in tidal marshes from Maine to Virginia.</p><p>For the study, technicians have visited hundreds of marshes to assess bird populations and measure vegetation.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:27:07 +0000 Don Rush 38617 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Impact on Wildlife of Superstorm Sandy Studied Essay: Birds Ponder the Automobile http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/essay-birds-ponder-automobile <p>The Holiday season is when one often sees Delmarva's bird population migrate to the south.</p><p>But, Delmarva Public Radio essayist George Merrill wonders, what they must think of all those cars they pass by below.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 16:13:40 +0000 Don Rush 25752 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Essay: Birds Ponder the Automobile