National Geographic

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The amazing Amur falcons undertake the longest regular overwater passage of any raptor, crossing over the Indian Ocean between W India and tropical E Africa – a journey of more than 4,000 km that also includes nocturnal flight. (http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2012/11/03/migrating-amur-falcons-massacred-in-india-we-need-to-help-these-people-stop-doing-this/)

Mark Drysdale