Sunday 7 January 2018

Killdeer "fallout" of January 2018

Killdeer sightings for Newfoundland and Labrador in the first week of January 2018:

A distinct influx of Killdeer occurred in Newfoundland around January 5-6th, 2018 associated with a fast moving powerful winter storm. This storm was often referred to as a "bomb cyclone". Checkout this screen shot of the winds at 14:30 on January 5th:

In all of January for 2012 - 2017 there were 0 Killdeer sightings on the island:

In January of 2011 we had a similar influx of Killdeer:

And Bermuda in January 2018 vs January 2017:

Who said there was no migration in January!