Smith Point Hawk Watch 10/12/18 (108 raptors)


Bob reports 108 migrating raptors today.

Broad-winged Hawk 9
Red-tailed Hawk 1
Harris’s Hawk 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 17
Cooper’s Hawk 18
Mississippi Kite 2
Turkey Vulture 11
Black Vulture 5
American Kestrel 26
Peregrine Falcon 1
Merlin 2
Osprey 2
Northern Harrier 3

Other birds of note: Lots of Scissor-tailed Flycatchers, six Wood Storks, Northern Rough-winged Swallows and more dolphins in the bay.

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