Daily Archives: 4/9/2013

More birds into the south, pesky high pressure to the north

With high pressure moving out to the northeast and low pressure sliding in behind it, we saw strong migration across most of the US east of the Mississippi last night. Trans-Gulf migration continues from Texas to Florida, and Caribbean migrants continue to arrive in Florida under favorable conditions as well. Storms associated with the low over Kansas moved northeast out of the Plains into the Upper Midwest and appear to have cut off some of the northbound migration into our region. As you will see in the radar loops below, migration continues to be strongest in the southern part of the forecast area with birds still awaiting better conditions to push into the North Woods. Continue reading

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