Bob reports 110 migrating raptors today. Turkey Vulture 52 Northern Harrier 7 Sharp-shinned Hawk 17 Cooper’s Hawk 11 Unidentified accipiter 1 Broad-winged Hawk 4 Red-tailed Hawk 18 The wind was strong out of the north and brought those Red-tails! Lost an hour to rain in the morning but it brightened up again around 10:00.
Bob reports 41 migrating raptors today. Turkey Vulture 30 White-tailed Kite 1 Northern Harrier 3 Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 Cooper’s Hawk 2 Bald Eagle 2 The wind was mild out of the SE. Three close Common Loons, two Western Kingbirds, and about 150 Greater White-fronted Geese. Veda Hackell helped out today. Thank you Ashley and Doug for the $100 donation!
Bob reports 495 migrating raptors today. Black Vulture 11 Turkey Vulture 394 Northern Harrier 13 Sharp-shinned Hawk 14 Cooper’s Hawk 8 Bald Eagle 10 Broad-winged Hawk 35 Swainson’s Hawk 4 Red-tailed Hawk 6 North wind all day! About 500 Sandhill Cranes, lots of Snow Geese and Greater White-fronted Geese. Marvin Masters, Joe Kennedy and Veda Hackell helped out today.
Bob reports 186 migrating raptors today. Black Vulture 21 Turkey Vulture 115 Northern Harrier 8 Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 Cooper’s Hawk 11 Bald Eagle 2 Red-shouldered Hawk 2 Broad-winged Hawk 12 Red-tailed Hawk 1 American Kestrel 7 The wind was out of the NE in the morning but switched S and then W. 600 Franklin’s Gulls in two separate groups flew … Read More
Bob reports 18 migrating raptors today. Northern Harrier 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 Cooper’s Hawk 3 Bald Eagle 1 Broad-winged Hawk 1 Swainson’s Hawk 1 Red-tailed Hawk 2 American Kestrel 1 The cold front didn’t bring much. Hopefully tomorrow. Others birds of note included one Sandhill Crane, one spoonbill, four crow species, and four Scissor-tailed Flycatchers still hanging in there.
Bob reports 63 migrating raptors today. Turkey Vulture 39 Northern Harrier 2 Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 Cooper’s Hawk 4 Bald Eagle 1 Harris’s Hawk 1 Broad-winged Hawk 7 Swainson’s Hawk 1 Red-tailed Hawk 4 The wind started out NE but soon switched to E and then SE. The Harris’s Hawk was the show stopper today.