Posted by: NatureIsAwesome | April 23, 2011 @ 6:20 am

Nocturnal Migration Over Florida & SE

This is the radar from 5:00pm last night to 6:00am 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

Off to band…The radar looked decent last night. Lots of birds moved in and out of the state. Get out and bird. Please pass by and share your sightings.

Nature is Awesome,
Angel and Mariel

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  1. Highlights today with Jim McKay;

    Cedar Key;
    Whimbrel 1
    Gray Kingbird 1
    FL. Scrub Jay 2 (About .5 mile from intersection of 24 & 347 on westerly side of 347; a first for me here.)
    Seaside Sp. 1
    Migrants 0

    Shell Mound;
    Whimbrel 1
    Acadian Flycatcher 1 (calling)
    Sedge Wren 1 (singing)
    Seaside Sparrow 1 (singing)

    Lower Suwannee NWR;
    Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1 (calling)
    Yellow Warbler 1 (singing)
    Prothonotary Warbler 1 (singing)
    Hooded Warbler 5 (singing)

    Murray Gardler
    Brooksville, FL

  2. Birds on the West Coast from Sarasota to Ft. DeSoto have been sparse to invisible. four species days have been the norm with most regularly seen migrants absent.
    The worst migration(spring) that I can remember. Hopefully, good for thebirds though


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