Today I learned that humming birds migrate South for the winter like all other birds. A red throated hummingbird weighs less than a penny and can fly a 500 mile trip from the USA to Mexico in a single day.

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  1. That’s pretty amazing considering how the same ones set up camp for the entire summer, around the hummingbird feeder. They could just boogie three miles away to another feeder. But I do know it takes a lot of energy for them to stay airborne so they spend most of their lives perched. But hundreds of miles in a day? Holy cow.

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