Smith Point Hawk Watch 9/9/18 (108 raptors)


Bob reports 108 migrating raptors today.

Broad-winged Hawk 14
Cooper’s Hawk 1
Mississippi Kite 92
White-tailed Hawk 1

Other birds of note: Lots of White Ibis, a few Magnificent Frigatebirds, and a few spoonbills. Ruby-throated Hummingbirds continue in large numbers. Several visitor’s today kept Bob entertained. There was rain all around but none at the tower.

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