Smith Point Hawk Watch 11/1/15 (341 raptors)


Bob reports 341 migrating raptors today.

Broad-winged Hawk 151
Red-tailed Hawk 5
Swainson’s Hawk 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 24
Cooper’s Hawk 16
Turkey Vulture 86
Black Vulture 24
American Kestrel 7
Peregrine Falcon 1
Northern Harrier 19

Other birds of note: 13 Sandhill Cranes, 3 Wood Storks, and 150 American White Pelicans. 2 of the Broad-wings were dark morph birds. Dave Hanson helped out today. Only 14 hawk watch days left!

The Smith Point Hawk Watch is funded entirely through donations and grants. We have received a number of donations! 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!