Bob reports 61 migrating raptors today.
Broad-winged Hawk 25
Red-tailed Hawk 3
Swainson’s Hawk 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12
Cooper’s Hawk 6
American Kestrel 1
Northern Harrier 7
Bald Eagle 1
Other birds of note 4 Wood Storks, one Bald Eagle chasing another Bald Eagle. 11 more days.
Note that with the time change this weekend Bob is now at the tower from 7:00am until 3:00pm instead of 8:00 to 4:00.
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