Date: 9/9/17 6:26 pm
From: Kurt Schwarz <kurtschwarz4...>
Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Migration last night
The radar again blossoms tonight.

On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 9:24 PM Dan Haas <nervousbirds...> wrote:

> It was impressive this AM in St. Margaret's this AM, and once the warblers
> and vireos quieted down, I had a few kettles of Broad-wings, which for
> Annapolis in the fall, I find to be impressive.
>
> Best,
>
> Dan
> 443-756-6207
> www.danhaas.com
>
> > On Sep 9, 2017, at 9:05 PM, Gail Mackiernan <katahdinss...>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > It is obvious from the counts at Cape May and the experiences of many
> birders around here (including us) that last night we had a major movement
> of birds over a wide front. It is almost like a dam broke! Last week we
> were in Maine and visited the migratory hotspot of Cousin Island near
> Yarmouth three times, all nights with the ideal NW winds. Although we had
> some good days, they were not overwhelming. Well today the counter there,
> Derrick Lovitch, was overwhelmed by almost 4000 birds, with all-time high
> counts of many species. I can imagine other sites had similar experiences.
> Any other birders in this area have major flights?
> >
> > Gail Mackiernan
> > Colesville, MD
> >
> > Sent from my iPad
> >
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