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Hummingbird migration

13 Apr

They’ve reached New York state according to reports but I haven’t seen any at the feeders I’ve put outside yet.

 

This map is provided by hummingbirds.net. Journey North and Ebird also have maps.

In their search for prime territories, ruby-throated hummingbird males are likely passing over most NYC areas because it’s still a veritable desert here in terms of peaceful hiding places and lush greenery.

Speaking of greenery, besides the USDA gardening zone map, here’s an equally interesting map:

mapaa

nycc

More information can be found on the website here.

 

 

 

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Posted by on April 13, 2015 in Hummingbirds

 

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