Smith Point Hawk Watch 9/19/18 (3,487 raptors)


Bob reports 3,487 migrating raptors today.

Broad-winged Hawk 3045
Swainson’s Hawk 6
Red-shouldered Hawk 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4
Cooper’s Hawk 4
Unknown accipiter 1
Mississippi Kite 423
American Kestrel 1
Peregrine Falcon 2

Birds were high and far so there wasn’t much time to look around for other stuff. Marvin Masters and Clay Jacobs helped today. Thanks guys!

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