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Hummingbird Migration News: August 22, 2014
By Rita Welch
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As summer ends and autumn nears, hummingbirds are responding to seasonal changes: shorter daylight, cooler temperatures, and fall blooms.

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With your help, our map will show where hummingbirds are present during the fall migration season.

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Hummingbird fall sightings
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Migration Highlights
Responding to Changes Eating Dawn to Dusk Responding to Changes
Responding to Changes
Amy Evoniuk

Eating Dawn to Dusk
Carole Knight

Doubling Their Weight
Amy Evoniuk


Explore: Identifying Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds

Can you distinguish between adult male and female Ruby-throats? Which birds are juvenile males or females? Test your identification skills with a quiz, list of field markings, and a photo gallery:

Essential Question:
What field marks reveal identification clues?



Identification Tips
Next Update August 29, 2014

 

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