07 April 2016 – PNW Migration Update

Interesting night.  It starts off with low to moderate flight but builds to a heavy flight around midnight onward.  We can see this on the RTX (Portland) and LGX (Gray’s Harbor) radars.  So i suspect these are not departures but arrivals.

In the news; MacGillivray’s Warbler, and Hammond’s Flycatcher have been reported in the Portland/Vancouver Basin.

And another pitch for Cornell’s Birdcast, a weekly guide to regional migration forecasts.

Here are last night’s radar loops:


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