Another night of moderate migration across the entire region with no precipitation to create any concentrations of birds. Migrants traps should still be productive for the later passerines such as Mourning and Connecticut Warbler, and flycatchers. Shorebird spots should be really heating up as well.
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The radar last night showed more activity further from the station leaving a donut hole effect in the middle as it didn’t detect as many low flying birds. This may be because the migration has shifted from lower flying warblers to higher flying thrushes and shorebirds.
As always, please leave me comments on what you find out in the field.
Maryland prediction coming soon…
New York prediction coming soon…
Ohio prediction coming soon…
Check Kenn Kaufman’s blog for more specifics on what to expect this time of year.
For migration updates or other regions check-
New England – Tom Auer’s blog
New Jersey – Woodcreeper by David La Puma
Florida/SE – Badbirdz Reloaded by Angel and Mariel Abreu
NW Ohio – Birding the Crane Creek by Kenn Kaufman
Wisconsin – Woodcreeper by David La Puma
Arizona – Words About Birds by Tim Schreckengost
Pac NW – Birds Over Portland by Greg Haworth
I need your help! These reports will only be as good as the feedback I get on these updates. Please leave comments on interesting patterns of migration you are seeing in the field so I can incorporate some ground truthing to my forecasts and predictions. Thanks!