[CT Birds] Fallouts coming

Nick Bonomo nbonomo at gmail.com
Thu May 9 13:50:24 EDT 2013


I think Dave is right. The next week has the potential to be a very birdy "catch-up" week if the current forecast holds.

Nick Bonomo
Wallingford

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On May 9, 2013, at 1:24 PM, Kathy Van Der Aue <kathyvda at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> Visit my Blog at http://naturaliststable.wordpress.com
> 
> 
> 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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