Daily Archives: 5/3/2013

Central Flyway shutdown for the night, while MAYgration marches on all around us

A cold front stretched from the Yucatan to Canada brought heavy precipitation and opposing winds to the Central Flyway last night, effectively shutting down any major migration over the middle of the US, although some local movement was evident on the radar (see below). With the exception of some heavy precipitation over Florida and some high pressure cells over New England and the Great Plains regions, birds were on the move across the country. Check out the Hurtado Radar from 3pm yesterday through this morning to see for yourself. Continue reading

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