Continental-scale migration of small songbirds
Image source: Adriaan Dokter

Continental-scale migration of small songbirds

Example of a bird migration event across the European continent. The movie shows the OPERA Reflectivity composite for 2015-Oct-9 00:00 - 2015-Oct-12 00:00. Strong bird migration is visible over France, Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium. Precipitation is visible in the UK, Norway, Spain, and some strong convective weather develops over the south-eastern countries.