Flying Ahead of Troubled Waters

The graceful and distinctive swallow-tailed kite underwent one of the biggest range restrictions of any bird species due to habitat loss. A portion these habitat changes are caused by climate impacts. Watch this video to learn how Dr. Maria Whitehead of the Nature Conservancy and Craig Sasser of the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge are collaborating to understand the relationship between climate and habitat transition in order to protect this species.

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