The Desert Newswire
“There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. 2,002 more words
2 weeks, 1 day
birds over portland
The migrants are still trickling through, again mainly along the east side.
The bulk of the Greater White-fronted Geese appear to have moved on. I didn’t see any this weekend. 77 more words
1 month, 2 weeks
It may be getting a bit late in the season but it’s not over yet! The past few nights since the last update were pretty much repeats. 108 more words
Take a look at the radar last night. Notice that the bulk of the migration is over on the east side, up over the Cascades. These are probably the divers moving south. 50 more words
1 month, 3 weeks
The wind has shifted a bit and has more of a NE than last night’s NW component. But, still out of the North and the birds took flight again in moderate to locally heavy numbers. 51 more words
Another fine night of nocturnal flight.
Weather conditions were ideal with a bit of a tail wind out of the NW, clear skies, and an urge to push south. 92 more words
It’s been a busy month for the migrants. A huge push of Greater White-fronted Geese last week. Cacklers are back in force and duck numbers are building, some even showing basic plumage. 93 more words