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Old 02-21-2014, 01:49 AM   #1
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hummer Track the Spring 2014 Hummingbird Migration

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Welcome to the 2014 Season
Help track hummingbird migration as the tiny migrants travel north from their wintering grounds.

Spring Migration

As spring advances, sunlight increases and a host of natural events are set in motion. Temperatures rise, ice melts, soil warms, plants grow, flowers bloom, and hummingbirds return.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:56 PM   #2
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hummer Hummingbird News: March 26, 2014

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Over 100 first rubythroat and rufous sightings came in this week including one from a research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico!
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Rubythroats have moved up into Tennessee, North Carolina, and Missouri this week. "Woo-hoo, finally first of the season," exclaimed a Louisiana spotter this week.
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Old 04-09-2014, 02:32 PM   #3
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hummer Hummingbird News: April 9, 2014

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News: Approaching 40 North

Ruby-throat migration continued to advance this week, and has nearly reached 40N latitude. Observers are now reporting from Missouri, Tennessee, and coastal areas of Maryland and New Jersey.

How are temperature and ruby-throat migration related? Explore the maps and look for patterns.
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Old 04-13-2014, 04:57 PM   #4
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I think the week of easter will see some ruby throated hummingbirds in ct
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Old 04-20-2014, 05:16 PM   #5
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hummer Hummingbird News: April 16, 2014

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Hummingbirds are on the move. Rufous are moving into the Rocky Mountains while ruby-throats are headed up the Atlantic Coast.
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Rufous Moving Into the Rockies
The migration moves up the Pacific Coast first, where temperatures are warmer in the springtime. Next the hummingbirds move eastward and into the Rocky Mountain region. Right now, the northernmost hummingbird has reached Alaska and the westernmost has arrived in Idaho.
Ruby-throats Moving Up Atlantic Coast
Strong south winds and warm temperatures brought ruby-throated hummingbirds to Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and up the Connecticut River valley to Vermont this week.
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The hummingbirds have been here for a few days, saw the first female yesterday.
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I have a male hanging out here for three days now.
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Old 04-23-2014, 09:28 PM   #8
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As more females arrive on the breeding grounds, males that have established territories begin courtship.
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Ruby-throats Arriving in Midwest and Maine
While the leading edge of the migration falls along 40N, mild temperatures and southerly breezes this week brought sighting reports of male and female ruby-throats as far north as Minnesota, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, and Maine.
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