The big snow storm of April pretty much stalled out all migration across the region. Expect little to no turnover, however the storms have force some late ducks as well as gulls and terns down to lakes and reservoirs. Check out the radar animations below if you are interested. Wednesday night will probably be the next big push of migrants as winds swing south.
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As always, please leave me comments on what you find out in the field.
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!