Smith Point Hawk Watch 9/1/18 (6 raptors)


Bob reports six migrating raptors today.

Broad-winged Hawk 1
Cooper’s Hawk 1
Mississippi Kite 2
American Kestrel 1
Osprey 1

Other birds of note: 20-30 hummingbirds early with numbers decreasing through the day, a Yellow-breasted Chat, four Crested Caracaras hanging around, and seven Roseate Spoonbills. Joe Kennedy helped with the count today. It rained a bit in the morning and then cleared up as the day went on.

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