Bob reports 17 migrating raptors today.
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11
Cooper’s Hawk 2
American Kestrel 1
Peregrine Falcon 1
Northern Harrier 2
Other birds of note include 600 Franklin’s Gulls, 4 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 Black-chinned Hummingbird and 50-70 Turkey Vultures riding the wind over the east motte. Joe Kennedy helped out today. Thanks Joe. 12 more days.
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