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31 Mar 2015 -- PNW Migration Update

To save server space — no radar loop today.

The birds did move north ahead of the current system but put down upon the arrival of the rain. 31 more words


30 Mar 2015 -- PNW Migration Update

Moderate levels of migration took place throughout the weekend.  Today’s radar loop is a good representation of the weekend.

Listserve chatter:

San Diego: Western Tanagers, Lazuli Buntings and Black-headed Grosbeaks. 55 more words


26 Mar 2015 -- PNW Migration Update

The rain and clouds cleared out over night.  The winds, not optimal, but not a real challenge to flight.  Birds were heavily on the move. A “green doughnut” night. 67 more words


25 Mar 2015 -- PNW Migration Update

Heavy cloud cover and scattered rain the last two nights have left us without any usable radar images.

Reports from the Central Valley: Black-throated Grey Warblers, Western Kingbirds and Bullock’s Orioles. 17 more words


23 Mar 2015 -- PNW Migration Update

Just a bit of narrative today as the radar images are a bit insipid.

Ospreys are back in force and already rebuilding their nesting platforms.  Rufus Hummingbirds are staking out territories. 59 more words


19 Mar 2015 -- PNW Migration Update

A few more Violet-green Swallows but that is about it for now.  We are still seeing a pretty solid movement of winter residents.  Again, i think these are all waterfowl with a small mix of the vanguard migrants. 53 more words


18 Mar 2015 -- PNW Migration Update

The San Diego area is reporting the first Wilson’s Warblers and House Wrens and  Western Kingbirds and Bullock’s Orioles have made it into the Central Valley. 99 more words