Widespread migration continues across U.S.

National overview

As the latest cold front marches across the U.S., birds took to the sky once more last night. My computer is on its last legs and is taking forever to download and process the data, so I’m very short on time this morning. Here’s the radar for your interpretation!

national composite nexrad from around 11:00pm on 9/2/13

National Composite NEXRAD from around 11:00pm on 9/2/13

Below are the radar loops from sunset last night through 5:00am (central time) this morning

Upper Midwest

Minnesota

Frames are every 1/2 hour. click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized animation.

base reflectivity image from Duluth base velocity image from Duluth

base reflectivity image from Minnesota base velocity image from Minnesota

Wisconsin

Frames are every 1/2 hour. click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized animation.

base reflectivity image from green bay, wi base velocity image from green bay, wi

base reflectivity image from milwaukee base velocity image from milwaukee

base reflectivity image from la crosse, wi base velocity image from la crosse, wi

Iowa & Illinois

Frames are every 1/2 hour. click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized animation.

base reflectivity image from davenport, ia base velocity image from davenport, ia

(note Chicago radar is still down)

As always, woodcreeper.com depends on you to report your sightings and be our ‘eyes on the ground’, so please come back and give us an idea of how we’re doing predicting birding conditions in your neck of the woods.

Good Birding,

David

For migration updates in other regions check-

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula - The Northwoods BIRDAR by Max Henschell
New England - Tom Auer’s blog
Florida/SE - Badbirdz Reloaded by Angel and Mariel Abreu
PA/Ohio Valley - Nemesis Bird by Drew Weber
NW Ohio - Birding the Crane Creek by Kenn Kaufman
Pac NW - Birds Over Portland by Greg Haworth
Continental US - eBird BirdCast Forecast & Report by Team eBird

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3 Responses to Widespread migration continues across U.S.

  1. Barbara Duerksen says:

    Many warblers this morning in NW Richland County –Tennessee, Nashville, Black and white, Magnolia, waterthrush, redstarts, plus Philadelphia Vireo, 17 robins foraging along the roadside, and more

  2. Hi: R u still going 2 b sending out your daily fall migration reports? Elizabeth. ejwheeler@wi.como

    • Elizabeth-

      With my computer on the skids I won’t be able to do daily posts but will try to do big flights as I can. Thanks for checking in!

      Cheers

      David