I've heard over and over again that hummingbirds migrate on the backs of geese.
... when flying overland) while Canada Geese can migrate at 20,000 feet or
higher. ... In addition, migratory geese heading south don't end up in the tropics;
most ... western species such as Rufous Hummingbirds that do not breed in the
Do hummingbirds ride on geese when they migrate south? ... Hummingbird Myth:
Hummingbirds hitch rides on the backs of geese as they migrate south. ... Fact:
You won't interfere with hummingbirds' migration; they know to fly south as the ...
Hummingbirds do not ride on the backs of hummingbird migration geese ... in
order to travel further south, since most of our breeding hummingbirds winter in ...
hummingbird, weighing about 4.5 g, of which 2 g was fat, could fly nonstop for 26
Q: Do hummingbirds really migrate on the backs of geese? ... its ride finally
headed south would have a long journey from the goose's winter wetland home
to its ...
Sometimes this will bring a hungry bird to feed, and it may fly off in the correct ....
How fast do hummingbird wings beat? ... hummingbird was once seen carrying a
goose back to the nest in her talons, to feed her hungry chicks. ... Some theorize
that, while most Rufous migrate north up the west coast in spring then head south
Sep 20, 2008 ... Hummingbirds migrate thousands of miles south every fall to reach their ... Others
will fly from Florida across the Gulf of Mexico to the Yucatan ...
Is it true that hummingbirds migrate south by catching rides on the backs of
Canada Geese and ... Do they have to reserve a goose in advance?
May 9, 2007 ... I heard they do this because its not possible for them to fly that far. ... Do
Humming birds hitch a ride to the south on geese and ducks in the winter? .... to
stay on their backs when they can't stop flapping their wings wont it.
Jul 31, 2008 ... Nature:Hummingbirds are amazing enough as it is, but folks still make up myths
... In winter the vast majority of cold-intolerant ruby-throats fly to central Mexico or
... of Central America--but they do NOT go all the way to South America. .... Thus,
we speculate geese are actually riding the stout backs of these ...
These little birds can fly far and fast and there are a few types that do this every ...
They will then migrate south to Mexico and Central America in the fall* starting in
August through October. Hummingbirds do not migrate on the backs of geese.