The BAR-TAILED GODWIT has the longest known migration without stopping for food and water.  One was tracked from Alaska to New Zealand, traveling 7,145 miles nonstop.  The journey took 9 days.

Hansford, Dave. "Alaska Bird Makes Longest Nonstop Flight Ever Measured."
     National Geographic News, 14 Sept. 2007, news.nationalgeographic.com/
     news/2007/09/070913-longest-flight.html. Accessed 24 Feb. 2018.

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