Smith Point Hawk Watch 9/13/19 (836 raptors)

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Bob reports 836 migrating raptors today. Now you’re talking!

Broad-winged Hawk 520
Swainson’s Hawk 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Cooper’s Hawk 6
Mississippi Kite 300
Swallow-tailed Kite 2
American Kestrel 2

The wind was out of the NE this morning which accounted for most of the birds. It switched to the SE in the afternoon and things slowed down. Linda Hoffman and Chuck helped out today.

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