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Birder, Natural Historian, Citizen Scientist, Whistling Fiend, and above all else, Aspiring Ornithologist.
Birder, Natural Historian, Citizen Scientist, Whistling Fiend, and above all else, Aspiring Ornithologist.

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May 29th, 2015 ~ Spring 2015 Conclusion
Tonight's confused southerlies Well, here we are. This spring's last Illinois Migration Report. Let's dive in. Tonight, while winds are southerly throughout the state, they are highly inconsistent. In some areas, they are strong in southeasterly. In other a...

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May 28th, 2015 (+ Recap for 26th & 27th)
Migration 5/26 Migration 5/27 First and foremost, I apologize for unexpectedly missing these past 2 days. Luckily, if I was to choose a convenient time to omit reports, the 26th and 27th would be good days. Very little has been moving for the past 2 days, w...

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May 25th, 2015
Tonight's winds. Click image to view live. Tonight, to our delight, the forecast has held true. Strong, southerly tailwinds dominate Illinoisan skies, facilitating some of this spring's last avian migration. Overhead, light to moderate concentrations are mo...
May 25th, 2015
May 25th, 2015
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May 24th, 2015
Winds tonight. Click im- age to view live. As predicted, tonight has brought powerful southerly winds over Illinois. Perhaps even more significant, precipitation has entered the Prairie State in a variety of places. A combination of these factors has allowe...
May 24th, 2015
May 24th, 2015
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May 23rd, 2015
Tonight's winds. Click image to view live. Tonight, Illinois has received the strong southerly winds we've been waiting for the past few days. Strong southerly winds means smooth sailing for what migrants are left, and they are indeed moving northward tonig...
May 23rd, 2015
May 23rd, 2015
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May 22nd, 2015
Tonight's surface analysis Tonight's winds Tonight, we have an example of when the forecast just doesn't hold true. Instead of variably strong southerly winds throughout the state, high pressure has unexpectedly brought a cold front . This cold front from t...
May 22nd, 2015
May 22nd, 2015
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May 21st, 2015
Tonight's winds. Click image to view live. Tonight, as discussed yesterday, we have received strong, westerly-based winds . I much of the state, these winds have taken on a southerly component. Unfortunately, perhaps due to the presence of two pressure cent...
May 21st, 2015
May 21st, 2015
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May 20th, 2015
Tonight's winds. Click im- age to view live. Tonight's will be a short report, as essentially nothing is moving over the Prairie State tonight. Steady, northerly winds are preventing any legitimate movements from occurring, and as such, tonight's radar is d...
May 20th, 2015
May 20th, 2015
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May 19th, 2015
And we're back, Illinois! Over the course of my three day hiatus, migration has gradually died down as favorable conditions have deteriorated. Migration reached moderate to heavy concentrations Saturday night (the 16th), but then only reached moderate conce...
May 19th, 2015
May 19th, 2015
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May 15th, 2015 ~ Expanded Report on May 14th - 18th
Migration from midnight, May 14th First of all, a little housekeeping. I'd like first to apologize for the absence of a report last night. As predicted, there actually was a decent amount of migration. Given the predominant southerly winds, birds were movin...
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