Category: Fall Migration 2005

  • New arrivals overnight

    Although northerly winds clearly dominated at higher altitudes, light southerly winds at the surface allowed for moderate to heavy migration over the region last night. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:30am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour for reflectivity and velocity, and every hour for the regional composite. Click on the […]

  • Halloween Migration

    AGHHHH! (whew, sorry, the radar scared me again…I’m over it now). Another fright-night of migration, with clear skies and light tailwinds. Not as much as the previous night, but still birds on the move. Like I said a few days ago, diversity has peaked and is dwindling, so I’m gonna pull the plug on the […]

  • Halloween-eve – SCARY MIGRATION!

    Massive Monster Migration two nights ago! I’m sorry it took me so long to post- but I was up in Sussex taking the hunter education course yesterday. Here’s the radar anyway…pretty impressive. Hey Rob, can you see the LeConte’s flying across the radar? It’s the little yellow dot…right near the Celery Farm. Good Birding! 🙂

  • Big Migration Over New Jersey

    The radar really lit up last night! With fairly clear skies and light NW winds, birds were on the move. Here’s the radar from 7:30pm last night through sunrise this morning. Good Birding

  • Light Migration Over NJ

    Last night saw a light migration over the Garden State. I think we’re getting to the dwindling point as far as migration is concerned. I’d still expect a few more good movements over the next two weeks, but the days of diverse nocturnal movements have passed, at least until Spring. The first big, snowy fronts […]


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