Category Archives: Fall Migration 2008

A belated end of the radar study

Sorry for taking so long for closure, but it’s been a whirlwind of activity over the last two months! On October 1st Inga gave birth to our daughter, Corinna Wren La Puma, and we’ve been busy learning how to be … Continue reading

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Heavy migration down the East Coast

Strong northwest flow over the northeastern US triggered heavy migration into the mid-Atlantic region last night. Here’s the radar from 8:00pm last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized … Continue reading

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Heavy migration truncated by Nor’easter

Unfortunately my radar feed went down during the storm last night, but after watching the real-time radar this morning, I can see what went down. Migration was heavy just after sunset last night with most birds heading due south, or … Continue reading

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Very little migration over Jerze

Northwest winds aloft appear to have countered the southwest surface winds just enough to trigger some light migration over the mid-Atlantic. Here’s the radar from 7:00pm last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the … Continue reading

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No migration last night

No nocturnal migration was evident on the radar last night, with south winds dominating the region.

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