Moonbird Spotted in Canada!

B95 (Photo by Christophe Buidin)

B95 (Photo by Christophe Buidin)

B95 continues his miraculous journey!  The rufa red knot, nicknamed Moonbird, was spotted in Mingan archipelago at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River in northern Quebec by Yann Rochepault on August 2nd, 2013.  Mingan is a stop-over spot on the red knots’ flight from the Arctic to Tierra del Fuego.

“This means he made it through another breeding season in the Arctic, and, given the date, it means he’s probably a dad once again,” said Moonbird’s biographer, Phillip Hoose, “Now those are genes worth having!”   Read more ay Philly.com.

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3 thoughts on “Moonbird Spotted in Canada!

  1. Pingback: Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose - Jump Into A Book

  2. I’m confused, the story listed the B95 was spotted on August 2, 2013 but the posted date on the top left is 5/08/13?? Was B95 spotted heading back south on 8-2-13?

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