1st Week of June – Beaver River, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia

Nocturnal migration diminished throughout the first week of June to almost no activity by the end of the week. The most common bird was the Common Yellowthroat (11 estimated birds). Among the late arrivals were Canada Warbler (2 estimated birds) and Common

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

The return of rain, wind, and cool temperatures resulted in little nocturnal migration this week. Similar to one night in the previous week, the only notable migration occurred on the night of 11-12 May when strong winds blew out of the northwest

1st Week of May – Beaver River, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia

There was nocturnal migration recorded during six out of seven nights this week, the most consistent pattern of movement for this spring to date. The largest movement occurred on the night of 7-8 May when veering winds from southwest to northwest over

4th Week of April – Beaver River, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia

Despite continuing strong winds, the pace of migration picked up during the last week of April. The largest movement of the week was the night of 25-26 April when near calm winds (< 10 km/hr) persisted throughout the night. An estimated 34

3rd Week of April 2019 – Beaver River, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia

High winds and rain every night except the night of 17-18 April suppressed nocturnal migration. On that one evening of favourable weather, there was a small influx of Yellow-rumped Warblers, Savannah Sparrows, White-throated Sparrows, and Dark-eyed Juncos. Only a couple of Savannah

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

1st Week of April 2019 – Beaver River, Yarmouth County, NS

Nocturnal migration monitoring began on the evening of April 1st. High winds for the first five days of the week resulted in few call detections except for small numbers of Canada Geese that were either local breeding birds or a stragglers that