Category Archives: Spring Migration 2011

Ground Control to Woodcreeper…

Sorry for apparently dropping off of the planet. I was in Florida for family matters (Inga’s grandfather’s memorial) which turned more complicated when my own 94-year-old grandmother unexpectedly passed away. Needless to say I wasn’t focused on Mid-Atlantic migration during … Continue reading

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Birds keep-a-coming

Light southeast winds across the Mid-Atlantic and most of the Northeast triggered moderate to heavy migration into and out of the region. 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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A coastal push of migrants into the region

Before turning northwest this morning, southwest winds at all altitudes triggered another night of migration across the Mid-Atlantic and especially the Northeastern US. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click … Continue reading

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More heavy migration into the region

Posting from my phone here; traveling has me away from an Internet connection so I can’t get the radar up today but will try for later this afternoon. Last night the density and trajectory of migration looked good for bringing … Continue reading

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The migration highway continues

Southerly winds over the western half of the region and southeasterly winds along the coast continue to convey birds up to the northern reaches of the country last night. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. … Continue reading

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