04 November 2015 – PNW Migration Update

With conditions generally favorable, migration last night was definitely  showing the signs of the tail end.  Birds are still in the air but only in light numbers.  The RTX radar was the only outpost to show any returns above 20 dBZ and then only in pulses.

I really am not sure about the east County concentrations this season.  But, it seems to me that the bulk of the migrants were concentrated over there this fall, and i do not recall that being the case in the past.  Well, thank goodness somebody had the foresight to archive past radar data for the region.  I’ll put that on the list for a dreary winter’s day research project.

Here it is; you’re moment of zen:



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