Traveling birds on a thousand-mile journey

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Birds migrate to areas more hospitable, but where do they go? It depends on the bird. It depends on the time of year. It depends on other various factors. Drawing from several data sources, National Geographic maps how birds migrate thousands of miles. View it on your desktop of maximum animated pleasure.


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