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.

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 post). As a very short addendum to that story, we have been looking at the track record for vagrant gallinules so far this winter:...

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...

Species on the move: Snowy Owl

Snowy Owls staged a major invasion last year, one that was covered far and wide by birders and the news media alike....

Birders on the move

As Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season arrives, more birders will be on the move than usual. Among the many possibilities...

Species on the move: Varied Thrush

This fall has seen some quite large movements of Varied Thrushes in California and across the West - birders around...

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