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A study combining satellite tracking and genome sequencing reveals that environmental changes have shaped the migration patterns of peregrine falcons and points to possible declines in populations of these birds as climate change continues. As reported in Nature, a team led by scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences used satellite tracking to follow 56 peregrine falcons from migratory Arctic populations and resequenced 35 genomes of peregrine falcons from four of these populations.

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