Birds are amazing for so many reasons.

For example, how can I get lost in my own town when a bird can travel thousands of miles back to where it was born?

Talk about having a sense of direction!

Scientist are trying to find out how migrating birds get to where they’re going. The article below, taken from The Conversation, although a bit thick on the science end, talks about birds using magnetic fields and “true north” to guide them.

Check out the story. It’s pretty cool: Migrating Birds Use a Magnetic Map to Travel Long Distances