Monthly Archives: October 2010

Shuffle the deck

Southwest winds appear to be keeping much from moving over NJ tonight. It is possible that some birds are heading northwest, out of coastal locations, in order to get back onto their preferred track. Therefore we could see some shifts … Continue reading

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A changing of the guard

Birds were moving in and out of the region last night. While not as “mega” as Thursday night, migration was still quite heavy across New Jersey. In my opinion, the prospects for today are enhanced by the influx of birds … Continue reading

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Wings on the wind: The flight of a decade

“The flight of the lifetime!” came across my phone last night as I sat in a dark spot between the Cape May Convention Center and the adjacent building, gazed upwards, and marveled at 300 birds passing overhead… …in a single … Continue reading

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The floodgates are open over the Northeast

Migration is hot and heavy right now over coastal New England and New Jersey. Winds over most of New York State are too strong and out of the west for a big flight, so those birds will have to wait … Continue reading

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Weekend Outlook- it’s gonna ROCK!

Looking ahead to the upcoming Fall Weekend here in Cape May, things couldn’t be much better. Well, if we could get a large rain event to really put the birds down right along the coast then that might be better … Continue reading

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