Fall Migration Starts this Month

August 1, 2018 by Elizabeth Howard

Track migration as hummingbirds travel to their wintering grounds.

“A lot of flowers to choose from but the Bee Balm is still the favorite,” noted Amy Evoniuk of Newburgh, Indiana on July 25, 2018.

Track the Migration

Join us as we track the migration of hummingbirds traveling to their wintering grounds. Citizen scientists across North America are observing seasonal changes and reporting hummingbird sightings.

About Fall Hummingbird Migration

Fueled by the nectar, hummingbirds double their weight as they prepare to fly hundreds or even thousands of miles. Males leave first, as early as mid-July. Females follow, and then the young who migrate for the first time all alone.

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