Thursday, September 27, 2012

Wind Map

For those with an interest in trying to predict bird movement and distribution based on weather, here is a neat frame taken from the following URL:

The map is an indication of surface winds, which do not necessarily reflect the conditions experienced by birds aloft, but it is interesting nevertheless.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Ontbirds Infotainment


Mon Sep 24 18:49:21 EDT 2012

A spotted redshank at rouge valley beach, with a flock of lesser yellowlegs, some killdeer, a great egret, belted kingfishers, and a magnolia warbler.


I sure would like some further detail about those Killdeer. Zing!

Spotted Redshank - 9000 km from Ontario