Mapping bird migration (IMAGE) University of Delaware Caption Migratory bird populations face rapid declines due to many interacting factors including light pollution, climate change, and habitat loss and degradation. Researchers hope that the stopover-to-passage ratio can offer additional insight and renewed interest in understanding stopover sites. Pictured here: Orchard Oriole. Credit Colorado State University/ Kyle Horton Usage Restrictions Must credit Colorado State University/ Kyle Horton License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.