Category Archives: Spring Migration 2010

Lots of weather, little flight

A mix of wind directions and precipitation scenarios made for a very uneven distribution of birds last night. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 6:00am this morning. Note that the Dover radar was having problems last night, so … Continue reading

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Small movements over the Mid-Atlantic

A small number of birds could be seen migrating last night, but the switch to more northerly winds clearly shut things down early, especially in the north. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are … Continue reading

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Another moderate flight into and out-of the Mid-Atlantic

The winds were light last night; more easterly to the south and more southwesterly to the north, creating an interesting signature across the radar. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized animation. So the … Continue reading

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Birds heading north, out of Mid-Atlantic

The winds over southern New Jersey last night were out of the ENE, while most of the region to our west was under more easterly, or southeasterly flow. That seems to have been the deciding factor in where migration occurred … Continue reading

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Heavy flight last night, plus some visible migration!

The eastern seaboard was ablaze with migration last night, along with the Central Flyway and parts of the Mississippi Flyway as well. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on … Continue reading

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