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Migration and Hummingbirds

Can you imagine the instinct birds have to know the whens and wheres to migrate? In spring their migration destination is most often their starting point, the place they were born.   Hummingbird watch has begun. They set their internal GPS’s weeks ago from the southern regions where they migrated to in the fall. Instinct now signals the search for an abundance of nectar. There are homes to build, eggs to hatch and young ones to encourage to take flight. Their timely appearance here is a happy place for us, as it signals our happy place in an abundance of colourful flower blooms, will have returned. If you are interested in following the migration of the hummingbirds click on the link below....

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