Smith Point Hawk Watch 10/11/18 (235 raptors)


Bob reports 235 migrating raptors today.

Broad-winged Hawk 102
Red-shouldered Hawk 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 29
Cooper’s Hawk 18
Mississippi Kite 2
Turkey Vulture 43
Black Vulture 8
American Kestrel 14
Peregrine Falcon 1
Osprey 2
Northern Harrier 11
Bald Eagle 2

Other birds of note: 4 Wood Storks, 1 Olive-sided Flycatcher, 1 Red-breasted Nuthatch, and over 100 Chimney Swifts and lots of swallows.

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