Birds on the move in July: BirdCast


The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has just released a summary of migration forecasting for July through BirdCast. Yes, it is cool. Here’s a taste:

Chipping Sparrows are showing up in the Southeast:
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That would seem to square with this radar image from 10:11 pm on July 29, lighting up with migrating birds across the Southeast and Gulf Coast:
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Shorebirds, like Baird’s Sparrow through the Great Plains, are really on the move, too:
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