eSource: The Long, Long Journey

Cover: The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit’s Amazing Migration
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3

Crackle! Crackle! Crunch! What’s hatching from that egg? It’s a young bar-tailed godwit. She will spend the summer in Alaska learning to fly, find her own food, and escape from scary predators. Her long, long journey begins in October when she flies to New Zealand. This 7,000-mile flight is the longest nonstop bird migration ever recorded. Follow along on her amazing voyage!

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