During the months when migration is at its peak, the BirdTrack Migration Blog will predict which species you may see in the coming week and where best to look for migrant birds.
It might be that cold northerlies put the brakes on any movement, or that high pressure over the continent unlocks one of the largest movements of the season - keep up to date here so you know when and where to see these well-travelled visitors.
An archive of older Migration Blog posts is still available.
BirdTrack migration blog (mid-December - mid-January)
With plummeting temperatures across Britain and Ireland, there is little doubt that winter has arrived - and although the main migration periods are over for this year, the recent icy conditions have...
14 Dec 2022
BirdTrack migration blog (November–December)
With November upon us, the focus for many birdwatchers shifts away from autumn migration and towards winter birding.
04 Nov 2022
BirdTrack migration blog (7th - 13th October)
Migration continues at a pace with some exciting rarities on our shores alongside our commoner species moving en masse to their wintering grounds.
06 Oct 2022
Migration blog (24th – 30th September)
No sooner had I pressed the button to publish the last migration blog, the weather forecast for the week changed completely – the expected easterlies were replaced by westerlies and as a...
24 Sep 2021