2nd Week of April 2019 – Beaver River, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia

As is usually the case in southwest Nova Scotia during the spring, nocturnal migration is light during the month of April. Migrant passerines are typically detected late in the night, indicating that birds are arriving directly to their breeding territories. Passerines going

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