Category Archives: NEXRAD Migration Study

Widespread migration continues across most of U.S.

Except for the Great Plains region, where winds were stronger and out of the south, much of the U.S. experienced either very light wind or northerly winds which are more conducive to southbound migration. Due to these widespread favorable conditions, we saw another night of migration from coast to coast with the heaviest movements east of the Mississippi and south of the Great Lakes. Continue reading

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Widespread migration across the U.S.

It might still feel like summer across most of the U.S., but it’s late August and the lack of strong winds at all altitudes appears to have triggered widespread migration from coast to coast. The heaviest movement continued to be out of the Upper Midwest where birds could be seen streaming in from Southern Canada down through southwest Iowa. See below for a more detailed look at this region. Continue reading

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Migrants hit North Woods behind front

Migration intensity continues to build across the U.S. with the heaviest migration occurring across the southern half of the country, as well as the Upper Midwest and Southern Canada. Continue reading

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Late May riders on the storm

Migration activity was highest across the northern tier of states from the Great Lakes to New England last night, while birds were still on the move from South Texas up through the Central U.S. along the latest frontal boundary. Fallout conditions are possible along the frontal boundary, especially along the Lake Michigan shoreline of Wisconsin this morning. Lighter migration was also evident up through the Desert Southwest, along the Central Valley of California, and up into the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading

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Woodcreeper.com off the grid

I’ll be scouting for our Great Wisconsin Birdathon Big Day for the rest of the week, so I’ll only had intermittent internet and will likely not be able to post the radar until after the weekend. In the meantime, you … Continue reading

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