Keep Your Eyes Peeled, Thousands Of Hummingbirds Are Headed Right For Illinois During Their Migration This Spring

This year’s hummingbird migration is already underway, and it is about to hit Illinois. Soon, there will be tons of these quick little birds all over the state, so be prepared.

There are more than 350 species of this bird, the most well-known of which is the ruby-throated hummingbird. Though all live in the Americas, only eight of the species breed regularly in the United States. They live about three to five years in the wild and weigh about as much as a nickel. Scroll on for more details.

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