Monthly Archives: April 2010

Heavy migration across the US last night

Migration was H E A V Y last night, with high densities pushing up into the Mid-Atlantic throughout the night and morning. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on … Continue reading

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Birds move on heavy winds

No time to post the radar, unfortunately, but I did want to drop a note that there was some migration visible on the radar last night, even despite the strong WNW winds over the region. Birds could be seen being … Continue reading

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More birds sneak into South Jersey

Well, in migration you’ve got ‘open flood gates’, ‘closed flood gates’, and in some cases gates that are left a little open (what’s the matter with you!? were you raised in a barn, buddy!??). Last night, while most of New … Continue reading

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A great blog

John Van Dort – the spring migration counter at Sandy Hook – has a blog. Here’s the address: http://johnvandort-ontheroad.blogspot.com/ If you haven’t checked it out already, then you should. If you have, then you know that John is not only … Continue reading

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The floodgates are closed, but a few sneak in

More birds are piling up to our south as a series of low pressure systems park themselves over the Mid-Atlantic. A few birds did manage to sneak into South Jersey before it all shut down, though. Here’s the radar from … Continue reading

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