Monthly Archives: May 2008

More migrants over Jerze

South winds and relatively clear skies paved the way for another push of migrants into the mid-Atlantic. Here’s the radar from sunset last night through 7:30am this morning. Frames are every 1/2 hour for reflectivity and velocity, and every hour … Continue reading

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Light migration last night

While winds persisted out of the northwest yesterday, some birds were able to take advantage of the clear skies and slackening winds after sunset. No radar today, but just a heads-up that some birds were on the move. Good Birding … Continue reading

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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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