Gustavo Londoño hunts birds’ nests in the Manú National Park in Peru. He rigs them with cameras to identify what predators eat eggs and chicks. His research results suggest surprising challenges that some birds will face as the region warms further.

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Gustavo Londoño hunts birds' nests in Peru. He rigs them with cameras to identify predators. His research suggests surprising challenges that some birds will face as the region warms further.