Date: 4/7/18 10:18 pm
From: Alice Elliott <alelliot...>
Subject: Re: [birders] Cry4 -- the secret to how birds navigate during migration
Cute Pic. That must have been one tired warbler! Poor thing. Hope it made
it away from humans safely.

On Sat, Apr 7, 2018, 11:29 PM Curt Hofer <curthofer...> wrote:

> Bill,
>
> Actually that is just fake news. See photo for how it is really
> accomplished.
>
> Curt
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 'Bill Rapai' via Birders
> Sent: Apr 7, 2018 11:57 AM
> To: <birders...>
> Subject: [birders] Cry4 -- the secret to how birds navigate during
> migration
>
> Birders:
>
> It looks like researchers have finally unlocked the "how" of bird
> migration. The missing piece of knowledge is a protein called Cry4. That
> protein, found in the eyes of certain bird species, allows them to see the
> Earth's magnetic field.
>
> Knock me over with a feather!
>
>
> https://www.forbes.com/sites/trevornace/2018/04/04/we-finally-know-how-birds-can-see-earths-magnetic-field/#1feedb3d20e1
>
> Bill Rapai
> Grosse Pointe
>
> Author of *Brewed in Michigan: The New Golden Age of Brewing in the Great
> Beer State*, which has been named a Michigan Notable Book for 2018 by the
> Library of Michigan.
> http://www.wsupress.wayne.edu/books/detail/brewed-michigan
>
>
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