Monthly Archives: April 2011

A coastal flight

The latest frontal system finally cleared the region last night, but not without causing a little ruckus and sending a few birds our way. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. … Continue reading

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High fliers head NNW over Mid-Atlantic

Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized animation. As you can see from the following surface map: http://www.rap.ucar.edu/weather/progs/prog00hr.gif, the major frontal system that … Continue reading

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Birds push into the Northeast

Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized animation.   The zone of migration, bounded by the frontal systems to our north and west, … Continue reading

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Rutgers Scarlet Knight-Herons RIDE AGAIN (literally, this time!)

I’ve been lucky to be a part of the Rutgers Scarlet Knight-Herons World Series of Birding  (WSB) team for the last two years. After last year’s event our team came to a consensus that we needed to try something different; … Continue reading

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The wheel in the sky keeps on turning…

… I don’t know where I’ll be tomorrrrrroooooowwwww. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through sunrise this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized animation.   Seriously, I’m pretty sure that somewhere … Continue reading

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