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  • FINAL Oriole Migration Update: May 20, 1999
    Most Baltimore and Bullock's Orioles have finished their journey north in time for our final report of the season. Check out our FINAL map and data, and get some ideas for summer oriole observations. What disease did ancient Greeks believe yellow or orange birds could cure?
  • Oriole Migration Update: May 6, 1999
    They're arriving--and don't blink or you'll miss it! In contrast to some other species, oriole migration occurs in only a matter of days. Do orioles seem to migrate with south winds? Do clear or cloudy skies seem to matter? How about the full moon? Does Journey North data give any clues?
  • Oriole Migration UNSCHEDULED Update: May 4, 1999
    There was big action on the birding scene this week, with weather conditions conducive to watching migration. Read Dr. David Aborn's report.
  • Oriole Migration Update: April 22, 1999
    Oriole migration hasn't quite started. But other neotropical migrants are moving north. Read Dr. David Aborn's migration weather report. How will you know when orioles arrive in your area? And how can you lure them in for a closer look?
  • Oriole Migration Update: April 8, 1999
    Orioles are starting to migrate! See the latest migration data. Dr. David Aborn explains how this week's weather patterns affected migration. How do birds predict the weather? Why do most songbirds migrate by night?
  • Oriole Migration Update: March 18: 1999
    Orioles are getting ready to migrate. How will weather affect their journey? Unpave the way for them! How has bird banding solved mysteries?
  • Oriole Migration Update: February 18, 1999
    Orioles are exceptional in more than one way! Imagine seeing big flocks of these birds on their wintering grounds in Mexico. Why do they act different down there than they will when they return to the north?

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