Partner: Environment Canada

DS4CG 2023. Aerial insectivore populations have been declining in Canada, prompting the need for a model that can predict bird migration patterns. When a roost of birds take off together, they appear as a distinct shape in weather radar data. By adapting algorithms to fit Canadian weather radar data, we created a model that accurately predicts migration patterns. In addition, the model can even detect roosts that were previously missed by EC.