Monthly Archives: August 2011

Some more birds leave the Northeast

Light and variable winds at all altitudes over much of the Northeast resulted in a light to moderate movement of birds into the mid-Atlantic last night. Here’s the radar from 7:30pm last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every … Continue reading

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Finally out of the storm’s path, coastal migrants head south

With Irene gone for good (or at least reduced to a tamed low pressure system over eastern Canada), many migrants along the northeast coast took to the skies last night. Here’s the radar from 7:30pm last night through 5:00am this … Continue reading

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Migration over the mid-Atlantic

Northwest winds across western NY and the mid-Atlantic triggered nocturnal migration into and out-of the region last night. Here’s the radar from 7:30pm last night through 5:00am this morning. Note that the Fort Dix radar is down for maintenance and … Continue reading

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As Irene moves up coast, birds pour down to the west

I tried to post this at 6am, but the lack of power and the inability for my iPhone to work as a modem precluded it until now. Fort Dix was down last night so the imagery is not presented. Here’s … Continue reading

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Migration on Central and Mississippi flyways as Irene moves up the coast

Nocturnal migration was definitely in effect last night, but not for the coastal mid-Atlantic. Building southeasterly winds from the approaching hurricane appear to have kept birds from moving over New Jersey and coastal points south. Here’s the radar from 7:30pm … Continue reading

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