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March 3, 2016 | National Geographic | Published News | Jeff Wells

Found throughout much of southern Canada in the summer, Cedar Waxwings winter in the southern U.S. and Central America.

Photo: Jeff Wells

When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads south on March 10 for his first official visit to the United States, his plane may well pass directly over some of the billions of birds migrating north from points throughout the U.S. to Canada.

While Trudeau’s visit is momentous—it will include discussions with President Barack Obama on bilateral climate change policy and the first White House state dinner for a Canadian leader in 19 years—the bird migration, an annual phenomenon that involves hundreds...

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