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Extreme Endurance Migration: What Is the Limit to Non-Stop Flight?

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Bar-tailed godwits.

Satellite telemetry has recently demonstrated that these birds make one non-stop flight of 11,000 km between Alaska and New Zealand during autumn migration (Image: Phil Battley).

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1000362.g001