About Weather and Songbird Migration


The 2021 Summer Breeding Season 

The 2021 spring migration season was certainly busy. Thank you for helping track the migration of Red-winged Blackbirds, Baltimore and Bullock’s Orioles, Common Loons, and Barn Swallows. Periodically, we will provide updates on the breeding activities. Reporting you observations during the summer continues. Please visit our projects page to learn how you can be involved in Journey North.  

Weather & Songbird News Updates

Chuck Henrikson continues to share his birding reports and observations from the UW-Madison Arboretum (Journey North’s home base). Journey North will highlight Chuck’s findings via these linked articles and on our social media channels.

Dr. Aborn’s weekly Weather Forecasts for Migrating Songbirds has concluded for the 2021 spring migration. Stay tuned for the return of his reports in 2022. In the meantime, catch up on all the news you may have missed. 


News Spring 2021

Watch the season’s story unfold.