Daily Archives: 4/18/2013

More migration to our south as heavy precipitation precludes any influx into Upper Midwest

As the latest cold front marches eastward, migration continues in earnest across much of the country southeast of the frontal boundary. Trans-Gulf migrants came in high over the Texas and Louisiana coasts yesterday afternoon, and more birds poured into Florida from the Caribbean as well. Migration also continued throughout the desert Southwest and along the California up through the Pacific Northwest. Northerly winds and heavy precipitation on the backside of the front precluded any migration across the Great Plains and Upper Midwest. Continue reading

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