Category Archives: Spring Migration 2011

Birds birds birds, and those pesky southeasterlies

Migration over the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast was hot and heavy last night, but southeast winds which built in early this morning have continued the spring trend of blowing birds away from the coast. Here’s the radar from sunset last night … Continue reading

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Chomping at the bit

It’s clear by watching the regional reflectivity loop that birds are chomping at the bit to migrate. If only the weather would cooperate! 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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Birds push to the Jersey Shore

Low pressure over NY State last night caused southwest wind flow over the region into this morning and triggered light to moderate migration into NJ. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 … Continue reading

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Birds take the western route

High pressure over the southeastern US allowed for some migration into the Mid-Atlantic and parts of the Northeast last night. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the thumbnail … Continue reading

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No flight over the Garden State

Heavy precipitation over NJ appears to have precluded any nocturnal migration over NJ last night, despite the prevailing southeast winds. Otherwise migration was light in the surrounding region. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 5:00am this morning. Frames … Continue reading

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