Tropical Birds Moving North

In the 1950’s, the farthest north a Ringed Kingfisher was ever seen was Mexico. In the early 1970’s, a Ringed Kingfisher nest was discovered in south Texas.

The Green Jay is another species that used to come no farther north than Mexico’s tropical forests. Today, they are known to breed in central Texas.

Read more in the article Expert: Birds flee to beat the heat.

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