Migratory Bird Sanctuaries of Canada


Migration, migratory, or migrate may refer to:

Human migration

Human migration Human migration involves the movement of people from one place to another with intentions of settling, permanently or temporarily, at a new location (geographic region). The movement often occurs over long distances and from one country ...

Human migration
, physical movement by humans from one region to another **
International migration International migration occurs when people cross state boundaries and stay in the host state for some minimum length of time. Migration occurs for many reasons. Many people leave their home countries in order to look for economic opportunities in an ...
, when peoples cross state boundaries and stay in the host state for some minimum length of time

Natural sciences


Migration (ecology) Migration, in ecology Ecology (from el, οἶκος, "house" and el, -λογία, label=none, "study of") is the study of the relationships between living organisms, including humans, and their physical environment. Ecology considers at ...
, the large-scale movement of species from one environment to another **
Animal migration Animal migration is the relatively long-distance movement of individual animals, usually on a seasonal basis. It is the most common form of migration Migration, migratory, or migrate may refer to: Human migration * Human migration, physical move ...
Bird migration Bird migration is the regular seasonal movement, often north and south along a flyway, between Breeding in the wild, breeding and wintering grounds. Many species of bird migrate. Animal migration, Migration carries high costs in predation and m ...
* Plant migration, see
Seed dispersal Seed dispersal is the movement, spread or transport of seed A seed is an embryonic ''Embryonic'' is the twelfth studio album by experimental rock band the Flaming Lips released on October 13, 2009, on Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. The b ...
, the movement or transport of seeds away from the parent plant * Gene migration, a process in evolution and
population genetics Population genetics is a subfield of that deals with genetic differences within and between s, and is a part of . Studies in this branch of examine such phenomena as , , and . Population genetics was a vital ingredient in the of the . Its pri ...
Cell migration Cell migration is a central process in the development and maintenance of multicellular organism A multicellular organism is an organism that consists of more than one cell (biology), cell, in contrast to a unicellular organism. All species of ani ...

Cell migration
, a process in the development and maintenance of multicellular organisms ** Collective cell migration, describing the movements of group of cells

Physics and chemistry

* Molecular diffusion, in physics * Migration (chemistry), type of reaction in organic chemistry * Seismic migration, in seismic and ground penetrating radar data processing * Microscopic motion of material caused by an external force, distinct from spontaneous diffusion, including drift current, electrophoresis, electromigration, thermodiffusion, sedimentation, in physical chemistry and materials * Planetary migration, the alteration of the satellite's orbital parameters

Information technology

* Migration (virtualization), the process by which a running virtual machine is moved from one physical host to another * Content migration, the process of moving information to a new system * Data migration, the process of transferring data between storage types, formats, or computer systems * PC migration, the process of transferring the entire user environment between two computer systems * Schema migration, the management of incremental, reversible changes to relational database schemas * Software migration, the conversion, rewriting or porting of a legacy system to a modern computer system * System migration, the tasks involved when moving data and applications from current hardware to new hardware

Arts and media


* Migrate (song), "Migrate" (song), a 2008 song from Mariah Carey's album ''E=MC²'' * Migration (The Amboy Dukes album), ''Migration'' (The Amboy Dukes album) * Migration (Antonio Sánchez album), ''Migration'' (Antonio Sánchez album), a 2007 album by Antonio Sánchez * Migration (Bonobo album), ''Migration'' (Bonobo album), 2017 album by Bonobo * Migration (Creative Source album), ''Migration'' (Creative Source album), the second album by Los Angeles, California-based R&B group Creative Source * Migration (Dave Grusin album), ''Migration'' (Dave Grusin album) * Migration (Forrest Fang album), ''Migration'' (Forrest Fang album) *''The Migration'', album by Scale the Summit discography, Scale the Summit * Migrations (album), ''Migrations'' (album), a 2006 album by The Duhks

Other media

* ''Migrations'', a 2000 photo essay and book by Sebastião Salgado * ''Migrations'', 1929 novel by Miloš Crnjanski * Migrations (film), ''Migrations'' (film), a 1988 Yugoslav film based on the novel * ''Migrations'', by Karim Alrawi, a stage play and winner of the John Whiting Award

Other uses

* Piercing migration, in body modification, a process that occurs when a body piercing moves from its initial location*

See also

* Immigration * Emigration * Migrant (disambiguation) * Great Migration (disambiguation) {{disambiguation