News Update: April 19, 2007       Name _____________________ 

Rufous Hummingbird Map Questions
(Teachers: Maps are hotlinked for larger projection on smartboard or screen.)

The numbers on the map measure how far north each latitude line is from the equator.

At what town and/or latitude was this week's northernmost sighting reported?

Look at the hummingbird distribution map. What is the approximate latitude of their northern limits?
Do you predict that Rufous hummingbirds will be seen any farther north than this week's northernmost sighting? Why or why not?
What questions do you have about the Rufous hummingbird migration?