Category Archives: Spring Migration 2008

Big migration over Jerze

Southwest winds on the leading edge of a cold front, are to thank for the recent influx of birds into New Jersey. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 7:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour for reflectivity … Continue reading

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Against the wind…

Little migration last night as the northwest winds finally dampened the northward movement. I don’t have time to post the radar this morning, but will try to do it later today. Tomorrow I begin teaching a class down in Tuckerton, … Continue reading

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Unexpected but welcome migration

Northwest winds, northwest winds, that’s all I kept reading in the forecast… well, whattayaknow, these birds got the itch and they’re going north regardless of the wind forecast! Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 8:30am this morning. Frames … Continue reading

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Moderate migration looks really good for Cape May

Unfortunately I didn’t figure on much migration last night, but the northwest winds backed off a bird and birds took to the sky… I’m working on the radar right now, but by the looks of it (and sounds outside my … Continue reading

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No migration over Jerze

While at 10:30pm last night it looked like birds might be making a bid for the Garden State, northwest winds appear to have put the kibosh on the whole things before it could materialize. Here’s the radar from sunset last … Continue reading

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