Posted by: NatureIsAwesome | October 26, 2009 @ 7:10 am

Late Season Migrant Movement Over FL

This is the radar from 6:00pm last night to 6:30am this morning.

Frames are every 1/2 hour. Click on the thumbnail to view the full-sized animation.
Base Reflectivity image from Key West, FL Base Velocity image from Key West, FL Base Reflectivity image from Miami, FL Base Velocity image from Miami, FL Composite base reflectivity for the Southeastern USA

A nice late season flight occurred over Florida last night. Most of the birds seem to be moving north to south, and covering good ground over the span of the night. Miami looks like it had a nice influx of birds come in this morning; hope to hear from the Cape with great news of birds everywhere. All radar across Florida picked up movement going south through out most of the night. We will post more later as work has gotten in the way.

Nature is Awesome,
Angel and Mariel


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  1. Not birds everywhere at Cape Florida, but we banded 25, which is the most we’ve caught in one day for nearly a week. Black-throated blues were half the captures, but they weren’t swarming the place like they can.

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