There are many types of migratory birds in the world. These migratory birds fly from the north to the south, and then fly back from the south to the north. They move back and forth with the season every year. Migratory birds have long and short distances. Among so many types of migratory birds, which migratory birds have the longest migration distance?
Today I will introduce to you a migration distance that can be said to be the longest of many migratory birds. They are Arctic terns.
As we all know, the northernmost side of our planet is called the North Pole, and the southernmost side is called the South Pole. The diameter between the two reaches more than 12,000 kilometers, but because the earth has an arc surface, in fact, if the distance from the North Pole to the South Pole Reached nearly 20,000 kilometers.
That is to say, if the Arctic terns want to fly from the North Pole to the South Pole, and then fly back from the South Pole to the North Pole, they will need to fly nearly 40,000 kilometers. The Arctic Tern’s life is only about 30 years, but its flight distance for migration is astonishing more than 1.2 million kilometers. The migration distance is the farthest creature among all known migratory animals. ,none of them.
The distance of a little seagull flying in order to survive has reached more than 1.2 million kilometers, which makes the editor like to stay at home a little ashamed.