Ruby-throated Hummingbird

 This Tiny Hummingbird Can Fly 1,200 Miles Without Stopping

Justin Worland @justinworland

North America, USA, Minnesota, Mendota Heights, Ruby-throated Hummingbird
North America, USA, Minnesota, Mendota Heights, Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Education Images—UIG via Getty ImagesA Ruby-throated Hummingbird

They’re unlike other hummingbirds previously studied

A type of hummingbird that measures just a few inches in length can fly more than 1,200 miles without stopping during its annual migration from the U.S. East Coast to Central America, according to new research. Read more.