Category Archives: Fall Migration 2005

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

Another Big Movement over NJ

Updated Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 7:30am this morning. As you can see, there was some migration going on overhead as the front from the south backed up over our area and ultimately shut things down. These … Continue reading

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Huge Migration over Jerze

The entire eastern seaboard was alive with nocturnal migration last night. The Southeast was experiencing the birds that we saw erupt into our area after the big rains last week, and we experienced another big wave of migrants from our … Continue reading

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Movement to our north

Updated 10/21/05 @ 7:46AM Here’s the radar from yesterday that I couldn’t post since I was up on The Ridge. Thanks to Gary, Bruce, and Mike for keeping me in stitches as we watched the Sharpie Highway form over Raccoon. … Continue reading

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Migration over the Empire State

Thanks to Dr. Robert DeCandido, a research associate scientist at the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, for offering this graph of his most recent data from his Empire State Building migration study. You can view a full-sized version of the graph by … Continue reading

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Exodus over New Jersey

Bye Bye Birdie. Another big migration over the Garden State, with little input from the north. Expect lower overall densities of birds this morning, but with relatively high diversity due to the recent influx of sparrows. Winds are expected out … Continue reading

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