Spring 2015
Wednesdays, February 25 - May 6
Ornithologist Dr. David Aborn
David Aborn
Ornithologist Dr. David Aborn shares the news of weather and migration. Follow his weekly Weather Forecasts for Migrating Songbirds to predict when you will see songbirds traveling through your locale.
Tree Swallow
Laura Erickson

Laura Erickson
Northern Parula
Laura Erickson
February 25
It is still too early for much movement, but the first signs of spring are appearing! Dr. Aborn invites you to get ready with this weather and migration tutorial.
March 4
The first migrants of 2015 have arrived! What will this week's weather bring for new spring migrants? Dr. Aborn guides us in making some predictions.
March 11
I can attest first-hand that spring songbird migration is here!" declares Dr. David Aborn.
Indigo Bunting
Laura Erickson
Prairie Warbler
Laura Erickson
White-eyed Vireo
Laura Erickson
March 18
See today's weather map and find out why Dr. Aborn predicts migrants will have to wait until the weekend for good flying weather.
March 25
"Migrants have been in a bit of a squeeze", notes Dr. Aborn in summarizing last week's weather. But the April pick up is coming!
April 1
"It might be April 1st," says Dr. David Aborn, "but it is no prank that migration has picked up! Migrants are headed your way!"
Painted Bunting
Laura Erickson
Scarlet Tanager
Mike's Birds
American Redstart
Laura Erickson
April 8
"While there might be a lot of birds arriving, they won’t be able to get very far," reveals David Aborn as we look at the weather map. See why!
April 15
April showers may bring May flowers, but they don’t do much for songbird migration!" What's the outlook for birders?
April 22
"Migration is peaking in southern US, and well underway in the north," reports Dr. David Aborn. Happy Earth Day!
David Aborn
Laura Erickson
April 29
"Good week for seeing migrants," predicts David Aborn. See how the weather map supports his prediction!
May 6
"Clear skies and southerly winds, so many migrants have been able to make a lot of progress north," reports David Aborn.
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