Spring bird migration season is here! In Colorado the peak of spring migration is in early May. Studies show that huge numbers of birds fly on just a few nights. Colorado State University’s bird migration forecast can predict migration activity levels one, two, or three days in advance. Watch for alerts at https://aeroecolab.com/colorado, and see how many birds are forecast to be migrating on any given night.
The bird migration “alerts” forecast relatively high migration activity on a particular night over a major city. A map shows areas of particularly intense activity, and there is a forecast of the total number of birds flying over Colorado.
To see a live image of birds currently in the air, based on live radar data, go to the affiliated website https://birdcast.info/migration-tools/live-migration-maps/.