By Land or By Sea?
When rubythroated hummingbirds arrive from their wintering grounds in the spring, they usually appear first in the Gulf coast states. For a long time, scientists wondered about the route the hummingbirds traveled. Do tiny hummingbirds fly 500 miles over the Gulf of Mexico with no food or rest? Or do they travel over land? Let's explore some facts.

Monarch butterfly at sanctuary in Mexico in snow.




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