[CT Birds] Fallouts coming

Kathy Van Der Aue kathyvda at gmail.com
Thu May 9 13:24:21 EDT 2013


I too am surprised at the apparent dearth of Orioles.  In my experience,
they arrive with the opening of the apple blossoms and those have been open
for several days now.


Kathy Van Der Aue
Southport, Connecticut
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On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 1:09 PM, Jamie Meyers <ctredbird2 at comcast.net> wrote:

> It's not where they are overnight that matters, it's where they stop in
> the morning. It was clear here at 6:15 AM, which means they often keep
> going. Today was anything but a "fallout" on the edge of northwestern CT.
> The only thing falling are the numbers of birds being seen this spring thus
> far. This has so far been the worst spring migration of my 19 year birding
> career. I know it's anything but over but so far it's uninspiring at best.
> Not one Baltimore Oriole today and I was in four places where they are
> usually common and conspicuous by now. I will say that some locations were
> at least noisier with bird song than in recent mornings, even if much of it
> was that of cardinals and catbirds.
>
> Jamie Meyers
> Canton, CT
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Roy Harvey" <rmharvey at snet.net>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Sent: Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:12:30 AM
> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Fallouts coming
>
> Looking back at the overnight radar images Scott is absolutely right that
> (in
> eastern CT at least) birds moved in last night.
>
>
> http://weather.rap.ucar.edu/radar/displayRad.php?icao=KOKX&prod=n0r&bkgr=black&endDate=20130509&endTime=6&duration=0
>
>
> Where to go... where to go...
>
>
> Roy Harvey
> Beacon Falls, CT
>
>
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