Category Archives: Fall Migration 2005

Daily radar images used to detect bird migration over New Jersey. Visitors are encouraged to post comments and interpretation.

Birds on the move

Birds were definitely on the move last night. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through sunrise this morning. I guess I need to set my image download program a little earlier, since by 7:30pm the radar was already filled … Continue reading

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Some birds on the Radar

Mostly weather, but with a sprinkling of something that might have been birds…it’s hard to tell, and frankly, when the radar is this mixed, It’s probably bad form to try and call it anyway. If any of it was migration, … Continue reading

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Looks Like Rain, Feels Like Rain…

Here Comes The Rain! No migration on the radar last night, just a bunch of rain. That said, birds should still be numerous today since they didn’t leave last night. Tomorrow’s forecast is killer for Raccoon Ridge- with really strong … Continue reading

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Here’s the radar from last night. Fairly clear skies, light winds, and no precipitation made for optimal migration conditions. A great flight occurred just after sunset last night, and is probably continuing as the sun breaks the horizon outside my … Continue reading

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Nothing (on the radar) over New Jersey

Updated: 10/24/05 @ 7:44AM It looks like after the weather cleared, a few birds attempted to get out on the NW winds. The migration was small, but apparent. It’s probable that it was more obvious at coastal sites, where birds … Continue reading

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