After a single night of excellent migration, we are back into the pattern of north winds again. Lots of birds arrived yesterday so it is a good bet that they are still around, possibly making small movements towards breeding areas or spots with excellent food resources.
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The eastern portion of the state may have seen some migration last night before the rain rolled in. It wasn’t strong but enough to bring in a few new birds. The rest of the state saw very little migration due to the north winds. However, with the radar lighting up south of us, western and central PA may get a small influx of new birds today.
As always, please leave me comments on what you find out in the field.
Maryland saw some good migration as the north winds did not seem to affect it as much.
New York saw a decent amount of precipitation bands moving through last night, preventing much movement.
No northward movement was evident on the radar.
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!