Migration was moderate last night away from the east coast as NW winds seemed to keep a lot of birds down. Most areas showed movement to the NE on the velocity radar indicating the birds were still migrating, just not at the levels of the previous several nights. The early part of the night showed more activity as the winds picked up from the north. A broad range of warblers are now being found in small numbers across the region, Ohio has already reported 20 species of warblers this spring! With less of an influx last night, birds could be moving around to traditional breeding grounds and those areas could be great places to check
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As always, please leave me comments on what you find out in the field.
Check out Alex’s post for an idea of birds to be expecting in the next week.
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
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!