Daily Archives: 5/11/2013

Strong front brings many birds and regional fallouts to the eastern U.S.

Trans-Gulf migrants continued to arrive along the Texas/Louisiana coast late yesterday, followed by heavy nocturnal migration along the latest front to march eastward across the U.S. This front, extending from South Texas to the Gulf of Maine, triggered heavy migration and caused localized fallouts across several regions. Parts of the Texas coast, the Mid Atlantic U.S. and New York State should see evidence of migrant fallout this morning. A smaller pulse of migration was also evident across parts of the Upper Midwest as a second front moved through overnight, and migration continued up the Pacific Flyway from California to Washington State. Continue reading

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Woodcreeper On The Road: POINT PELEE FESTIVAL OF BIRDS DAY 1

So I’m now in Leaminton, Ontario for the 2013 Point Pelee Festival of Birds and I’m really looking forward to visiting this renowned spring migration hotspot for the next two days. Many birds arrived to the region two nights ago but winds have since turned northerly and will continue to be through my visit. It’ll be interesting to see how this affects the birding conditions here and I can’t wait to get out in the field this morning! Continue reading

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