Date: 9/9/17 7:54 pm
From: Dan Haas <nervousbirds...>
Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Migration last night
I apologize for emailing during a wedding break - and I will proof-read next time!! :-)

That said, if the radar looks good tonight, I'll look forward to tomorrow's arrivals!

Best,

Dan
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www.danhaas.com

> On Sep 9, 2017, at 9:39 PM, Samuel Miller <srmiller2022...> wrote:
>
> Nocturnal flight call activity has been reflective of these observations as well. Two nights ago I had over 200 warbler calls during the 7 hour recording period representing 17 warbler species. Many of these calls were "zeep complex" calls and a handful of them produced identifiable spectrograms. So far tonight there seems to be a good number of Bay-breasted Warblers flying as well as a noticable increase in Rose- breasted Grosbeaks. We'll see how this translates to ground birding tomorrow.
>
> - Sam Miller
> Gambrills, MD
>
>
> On Sep 9, 2017 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
>
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