Posted by: NatureIsAwesome | April 4, 2010 @ 12:57 pm

Sunday Funday Happy Easter Everyone

This is the radar from 5:00pm last night to 12:00pm today.

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

Nature is Awesome,
Angel and Mariel



  1. Picked up a few new migrants at Green Cay in Boynton – first Blackpoll warblers I’ve seen this spring.

  2. We spent a few hours at Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk yesterday (Sunday April 4, 2010) which is located east of Collier-Seminole State Park off HWY-41 (Tamiami Trail) in eastern Collier County. We ran into a nice group of warblers and had several other interesting observations:

    turkey vulture
    red-shouldered hawks
    red-bellied woodpecker
    pileated woodpecker
    yellow-rumped warbler
    palm warbler
    black and white warbler
    american redstart
    yellow throated warbler
    prairie warbler
    black throated green warbler
    solitary vireo
    white-throated vireo
    blue-gray gnatcatchers

    banded water snake
    garter snake
    two alligators (copulated in front of a large group of people)
    five lined skinks (two, both in breeding colors)

    Phil Allman

  3. Hey Everyone,

    Spent a few hours this afternoon at Robinson Preserve looking for passerines. I went in from the south end of the park, where the more “passerine-friendly” habitat is. I had a few park firsts for me while there.

    2 White-eyed Vireo
    6 Savannah Sparrow
    2 Hooded Warbler
    1 Wood Thrush

    Also seen –

    3 Tricolored Heron
    1 Great Blue Heron
    1 Great Egret
    10 White Ibis
    2 Osprey
    3 Wilson’s Plover
    5 Mourning Dove
    2 Common Ground-Dove
    3 Fish Crow
    5 Palm Warbler
    10 Northern Cardinal

    Good Birding!
    Dan Irizarry

  4. Dr. Beth Forys who is working as a Bird Steward at the posted spit area of Ft. DeSoto North Beach, called at 11:45 AM to let us know the Long-billed Curlew is back.

    Don Margeson


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