Migration Update: October 11, 2013
By Jane Duden
Please Report
Your Sightings!

Hummer sightings are down: One sighting from Canada this week and mainly one-bird sightings elsewhere sum up Week #8. They're still heading south, and it's time to explore the wintering grounds in Costa Rica!

Week #8: Still seeing hummingbirds?
Please report sightings weekly. The goal of our map is to show where hummingbirds are present.
Your photos are welcome too!

Migration Map
Hummingbird fall sightings
Animation | Live Map
Highlights from the Migration Trail
Ruby-throated Hummingbird perched on stem Bee nears a hmmingbird by feeder

Linda Tully Pontius
Going, Going. . .
South Leads in Sightings
Alexis Hayes
Drips and Bees
The Connection

Randy Indish
Keep Feeders Up
Migrants Need Nectar

Rufous Hummingbird
Russ Thompson
Amazing Wings
Hovering to Feed
Christine Leclerc
Rufous Staying?
Research Says Yes
Don Sutherland
Winter Banquet Ahead
Flowers, Not Feeders
Explore: A Hummingbird Winter Home

While we're bidding farewell to our northern hummingbirds, observers south of the U.S.-Mexico border are eager to welcome them. An observer living in Costa Rica describes what awaits the hummers:

What kind of habitat awaits Ruby-throated Hummingbirds that winter in Costa Rica?


Article on Costa Rica, hummingbird winter habitat
Next Update October 18, 2013