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