Category Archives: NJAS

Heavy migration; birds heading north (was “Gone Fishing”)

I was scouting in the wee hours this morning so couldn’t get the radar up in time. Unfortunately that’s going to be the case for the next two mornings- so I’ll try and move to a night-post format until after … Continue reading

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Heavier migration into the Mid-Atlantic!

Wow! Now THAT was an awesome flight! Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized animation.   Light and variable winds last night allowed … Continue reading

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Light migration over NJ, but the future is birdy!

Migration was hot and heavy last night, just not over our area. Here’s the midnight national composite showing the heavy flight over the Central and Mississippi flyways, as well as the Eastern up to Virginia.   and here’s the radar … Continue reading

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Another push into the Mid-Atlantic

High pressure across most of the US last night open the doors for another flight of birds into the Mid-Atlantic and some of the Northeast region. While migration was much heavier in the central part of the country… …a decent … Continue reading

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Against the wind

The wind last night ranged from light and westerly at the surface, to strong and opposing out of the northwest at ~3000 feet- but when you’re in the thick of the migration season birds are going to do what they … Continue reading

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