The tiny birds fly much further than you’d think. The longest trip is made by the Roufus Hummingbird, who travels from Alaska to Central America, a total of 2,700 miles! Ruby-throated hummingbirds will travel about 2,000 miles from Panama to Canada to breed. When they cross the Gulf of Mexico, they travel at least 500 miles across.
Check out this website with a migration map about all the types of hummingbirds: http://www.worldofhummingbirds.com/migrationmap.php
Ruby throated hummingbird habitats are found only in places like South and North America. The country of Ecuador in northwestern South America, has the largest number of species of hummingbirds that breed in large numbers.
Hummingbirds are amazing birds.They migrate so far that a myth developed that they migrate on the backs of geese.This is untrue but easy to understand why is came about.The Rufous hummingbird has the longest migration when it doesn’t lose course.They are known to be migrants sometimes going the wrong way during migration.Rufous hummingbirds are found in many states so their lenght of migration varies.The longest migration of the Rufous hummingbird is from Alaska to Central America or 2,700 miles.The Ruby-throated hummingbird travels from as far north as Canada to it’s winter home in So.America.It is famous for its non-stop 500 mile trek across the gulf of Mexico.There are approximately 14 species of hummingbirds in No.America.The length of migration varies with each species.
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