NextPrevious

Animal Behavior

Behavior of Animals in Motion

How far do some types of hummingbird migrate?

The longest migratory flight of a hummingbird documented to date is the flight of a rufous hummingbird from Ramsey Canyon, Arizona, to near Mt. Saint Helens, Washington, a distance of 1,414 miles (2,277 kilometers). Hummingbird studies, however, are difficult to complete because so few banded birds are recovered.



Close

This is a web preview of the "The Handy Biology Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App