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Rufous Hummingbird Map Questions
(Teachers: Map is hotlinked for larger projection on smartboard or screen.)
Did you notice something interesting on this week's rufous hummingbird migration map?


Today's Hummingbird Map


Topography Map
Credit: Google Maps

1. The most northern migrating rufous hummingbird was reported at about ______ degrees North latitude.

2. The topography map shows more about the geography of the Pacific Northwest. How would you describe the geography of Black Creek? Try to use names of land forms in your description.

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3. Use a marker to show the route you think the male rufous might have flown to arrive in Black Creek, British Columbia.

4. We know a lot about how weather affects migrations. How do you think landforms affect bird migrations?

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