Blackpoll Warbler Birds Migrate 1,700 Miles Across The Ocean

April 1, 2015 8:11 AM

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Scientist discovered blackpoll warbler birds migrate 1,700 miles across the ocean, flying from the forests of North America where they spend their summers to the Caribbean, escaping the harsh winters of Canada and the U.S.

Its migration to the Caribbean over the ocean was already suspected by scientists but this was the first time they managed to prove it. The study began in 2013 when tracking devices were attached to these tiny birds.

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