Every year, millions of birds make a monumental journey between their breeding grounds in arctic tundra and their wintering grounds in Australasia.
Some birds migrate 11,000km straight over the seas without stopping, through the nights, days, storms and lulls – they are truly a wonder of the natural world.
Flying for your Life
ABC Radio National, “Off Track” is airing a fascinating four part series called Flying for your Life about the lives of these fascinating (and endangered) shore birds.
To learn more, have a look at the webpage and have a listen here…