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19 September 2017 - PNW Migration Update

Another night obscured by clouds.  But the birds are still moving south tonight,  we just can’t see them organized.  I know they are on the move because i’m hearing Greater White-fronted Geese flocks going overhead tonight. 106 more words

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14 September 2017 - PNW Migration Update

There’s still a lot of smoke in the air which is spiking returns along the Cascades.

Speaking of which the divers are now passing through the high lakes; loons, grebes, and diving ducks are being reported.  61 more words

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13 September 2017 - PNW Migration Update

Another solid night.  We see an uptick in activity from yesterday with many readings at 20+ dBZ.  Also note the late night push down the I5 and into the Vancouver Basin. 69 more words

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11 September 2017 - PNW Migration Update

OK — now we’re talking!  And there are A LOT more ducks in the area.

Radar was lit up into the 20+ dBZ range throughout the night.  154 more words

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08 September 2017 - PNW Migration Update

Things are picking up a bit, maybe into what i would call the Moderate range. We should be getting our first winter sparrows, but i haven’t seen any reports yet. 88 more words

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07 September 2017 - PNW Migration Update

Migration continues to be light across the region.  I’m sticking with the Seattle – ATX loop for today because: …

there is a curious morning flyout along the Sound where the Skagit River delta is.  117 more words

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06 September 2017 - PNW Migration Update

RTX is back on line but there is so much smoke and ash in the air it is probably unreliable.  It is also possible that the birds are not flying into the area to avoid this crap. 82 more words

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