Bird Migration Forecasts in Real-Time

When, where, and how far will birds migrate? Our migration forecasts will answer these questions for the first time.

Will anomalous warmth cue early short distance migrants in the East?

After a long and cold go of it in many parts of the eastern US in the past weeks, the prospect for warmer weather, even if ephemeral, is almost certain lighten many moods. So too might it provide a kickstart to early spring migrants that can and...

Species on the move: Common Redpoll

Every year for the last 15 years, Ron Pittaway of Ontario Field Ornithologists publishes a forecast for the...

Will a mid-winter warm blast kickstart early migrant movements in the western and central US?

In March 2012 much of the eastern US experience anomalously warm temperatures in March that correlated with...

Update: Purple Gallinule vagrancy in winter 2015

Team BirdCast spent some effort last year to discuss vagrancy in Purple Gallinules in late fall and winter (see this...

Species on the move: Varied Thrush (Update)

Team BirdCast wrote in November 2014 about Varied Thrush movements in the western US. Since November, the actual...

The ice cometh (and duck and grebe goeth)?

Last year's Great Lakes' ice cover generated many waterbird headlines among birders (and beyond). Some of the feature...

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