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Hummingbirds Are Migrating Back To The Eastern U.S., And Here's How You Can Help

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It's finally time to hang up your feeders as the ruby-throated hummingbird makes its way through Missouri for the season. According to Missouri Department of Conservation ornithologist Sarah Kendrick, these birds are long distance migrants, and they make their journey across the Gulf of Mexico twice a year: once in spring and once in the fall. We spoke to Kendrick about how you can help the birds in their travels, and how to enjoy their company.