Lake Freeze-out, Grebe Fall-out

Alex LamoreauxFallout, Featured, General News and InfoLeave a Comment

Almost every winter portions of the Great Lakes freeze up for the winter. This winter the Northeast already has two episodes of a ‘polar vortex’ under its belt, and a large percentage of the Great Lakes are frozen tight. Surveys earlier this month have reported 88% ice cover on January 12 and 62% on January 14 by the NOAA Great Lakes … Read More

Strong flight with possible upstate NY fallout

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Regional Overview Last night was another night of heavy migration. Northward movement was largely unhindered across the eastern US except in western and upstate NY, where are small line of heavy thunderstorms moved east along the Lake Ontario lakeshore and across the Adirondack’s. With the clear path of strong migration the whole way up the East Coast, there should be … Read More

Another night of storms and strong coastal migration

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Regional Overview Last night a large front passed through the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast which really slowed migration over most of the region except for the coast and just inland from the coast. Albany, New York City and coastal New Jersey are likely to experience some excellent fallout conditions were the front hit some of the strongest migration yet this spring. … Read More

Strong East Coast flow, Ohio fallout

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Regional Overview The first strong migration up the East Coast in quite a while, last night should have brought a significant turnover in species to areas that have been severely lacking in spring migrants. The flight was strongest right up the coast while inland it was not quite as strong through the entire night. Diversity should be high at spring … Read More

Massive storm wipes migration out from west to east

Drew WeberFallout, Migration Update, Predictions1 Comment

Regional Overview A large storm that continues to drift eastward across a continent and the stationary front parked over PA seemed to temper migration some last night. If you check out the Hurtado animation for last night, you can see that migration seemed to flow out of the Mid-Atlantic states up into New York. Overall, migration seemed stronger inland than along … Read More