Category Archives: Cape Island Cup

Birds head into the region

Bounded by a stationary front draped across northern New York, migrants pushed northward over the Mid-Atlantic last night. 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 … Continue reading

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Big flight underway…

…with HEAVY migration overhead tonight. Here’s the national composite as of ~10:30pm (5/12): Birds are heading NNE over NJ and I’d expect Garret Mountain and Sandy Hook to be good tomorrow. It also looks like the Delaware Bay Shore and, … Continue reading

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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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