Smith Point Hawk Watch 10/17/18 (265 raptors)


Bob reports 265 migrating raptors today.

Broad-winged Hawk 202
Swainson’s Hawk 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 31
Cooper’s Hawk 9
American Kestrel 11
Peregrine Falcon 1
Merlin 2
Northern Harrier 5

Bird of the day was 36 Wood Storks. Getting late for them to be hanging around. Marvin Masters, Linda Hoffman, Jim Stevenson and David Sarkozi helped out today. Thanks y’all!

The Smith Point Hawk Watch is funded entirely through donations and grants. We have received a number of donations including a $100 check and a $100 bill last week! Thank you! We still need additional funding however. If you would like to make a contribution, you can do so on our website. We appreciate the support very much!