Bob reports 96 migrating raptors today. Mississippi Kite 71 Broad-winged Hawk 17 Swainson’s Hawk 5 Crested Caracara 1 Peregrine Falcon 2 Other birds of note: 55 Wood Storks. Marcy Brown, Linda Hoffman and Sara Harrison helped out today.
Bob reports 236 migrating raptors today. Osprey 1 Swallow-tailed Kite 2 Mississippi Kite 225 Northern Harrier 1 Cooper’s Hawk 1 Broad-winged Hawk 3 Swainson’s Hawk 1 American Kestrel 2 Other birds included a Loggerhead Shrike, female Black-chinned Hummingbird, American Oystercatcher, and a Magnificent Frigatebird.
Bob reports 47 migrating raptors today. Swallow-tailed Kite 2 Mississippi Kite 16 Northern Harrier 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 Cooper’s Hawk 3 Broad-winged Hawk 19 Swainson’s Hawk 1 American Kestrel 3 Two Wood Storks, two Olive-sided Flycatchers, 10 Dickcissels, several Blue Grosbeaks and a Baltimore Oriole represented the passerines today. Joe Kennedy and Marvin Masters helped out.
Bob reports 24 migrating raptors today. Swallow-tailed Kite 3 Mississippi Kite 6 Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 Cooper’s Hawk 1 Bald Eagle 1 Red-shouldered Hawk 1 Broad-winged Hawk 5 Swainson’s Hawk 2 Red-tailed Hawk 1 American Kestrel 1 Merlin 1 Low total but a lot of diversity! The dragonflies stole the show again today. Jana and John Whittle and Billy Kleinpeter helped … Read More
Bob reports 93 migrating raptors today. Swallow-tailed Kite 2 Mississippi Kite 66 Northern Harrier 2 Cooper’s Hawk 4 Broad-winged Hawk 12 Swainson’s Hawk 2 Red-tailed Hawk 4 Peregrine Falcon 1 The dragonflies put on quite a show today. Swallows too though there was less hummingbirds. I guess they took that north wind south. A Yellow-crowned Night-heron flew past the tower … Read More
Tad reports 283 migrating raptors today. Swallow-tailed Kite 2 Mississippi Kite 155 Cooper’s Hawk 4 Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 Broad-winged Hawk 106 Red-tailed Hawk 1 Swainson’s Hawk 7 It was a good day at the hawk watch today. Pleasant temperatures and little humidity with a gentle breeze throughout the day. Passerines put on a show early before the raptors started flying. … Read More
Bob reports 17 migrating raptors today. Swallow-tailed Kite 4 Mississippi Kite 7 Cooper’s Hawk 2 Swainson’s Hawk 1 Red-tailed Hawk 2 Identified raptor 1 107 Magnificent Frigatebirds! 3 Wood Storks, 7 Roseate Spoonbills, 2 Bank Swallows. A hazy day with poor visibility. Joe Kennedy and Marvin Masters helped out today.
By Susan Heath Well it was quite a day. I managed to forget my binoculars so we stopped by Alan’s house on the way out to Jones Bay and I borrowed a pair. So nice to have a volunteer living right on the bay! We found zero oystercatchers in Jones Bay and not much else either. When we went along … Read More