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Everything You Need to Know About the Fall Bird Migration

By: Lucy Sherriff

It’s fall, which means one thing: the autumnal bird migration.

November 05, 2020

Every year, many birds begin the journey from their spring and summer breeding grounds towards their winter homes. Here’s everything you need to know about their great journey.

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Watching the migration of birds can be a stunning, humbling experience. And there are numerous areas across North America that make perfect spots to view one of nature’s great mysteries. Fall migration lasts longer than the spring version and so it’s a great time to spot the soaring flocks. Cape May in New Jersey, Hawk Mountain in eastern Pennsylvania, Montezuma Wetlands in New York, and Bosque del Apache in New Mexico, are just some of the places to experience the migration - and you won’t even need to pack binoculars.

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