Radar monitoring of bird migration in New England

This is a compilation of internet resources relating to the monitoring of bird migration via radar returns (thanks to Beth Milke for this info).

Radar reflection data
Go to weather.rap.ucar.edu/radar/
  • product: select "regional reflectivity"
  • loop duration: select "one hour" or "two hours"
  • click "BGM" on map (Binghamton NY) - this brings up a radar image
  • click "play" to set the radar image in motion

  • Tutorials on radar/bird migration
  • Clemson University site: select WSR 88D (NEXRAD) -- menu: Birds on Nexrad
  • David LaPuma's site
  • Frequently asked questions about radar migration studies
  • Back to Central Mass Bird Update homepage.