Another slowish day. Bob reports lots of American White Pelicans arriving. Broad-winged Hawk 14 Red-tailed Hawk 2 Swainson’s Hawk 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 13 Cooper’s Hawk 8 Turkey Vulture 38 Black Vulture 5 American Kestrel 3 Osprey 1 Northern Harrier 7
Another day, another south wind. Where are the cold fronts?! The highlight of the day was a Wilson’s Snipe in the pond with a small alligator. Broad-winged Hawk 13 Red-tailed Hawk 1 Swainson’s Hawk 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 20 Cooper’s Hawk 7 Turkey Vulture 34 American Kestrel 2 Peregrine Falcon 1 Northern Harrier 6 White-tailed Kite 1
Sorry for the late post everyone. Bob reports a decent day and the first Franklin’s Gulls of the season (a couple hundred flew over the tower). Broad-winged Hawk 30 Red-tailed Hawk 4 Swainson’s Hawk 4 Red-shouldered Hawk 2 Sharp-shinned Hawk 15 Cooper’s Hawk 23 Turkey Vulture 102 Black Vulture 6 American Kestrel 9 Peregrine Falcon 1 Merlin 1 Osprey 1 … Read More
A fine, fine day! Lots of birds and great company at the watch. The Common Black-Hawk did not disappoint. At about 10:30 it rose up out of the south motte and circled right over the tower before heading off towards the north. It was not seen again so we can only assume it headed across the bay. Broad-winged Hawk 351 … Read More
The cold front did not disappoint! A great day and a new species for the count – an adult Common Black-Hawk! Bald Eagle 1 Common Black-Hawk 1 Broad-winged Hawk 296 Red-tailed Hawk 5 Swainson’s Hawk 24 Red-shouldered Hawk 1 White-tailed Hawk 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 128 Cooper’s Hawk 89 Turkey Vulture 140 American Kestrel 21 Peregrine Falcon 2 Merlin 1 Osprey … Read More
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZ…. Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 Cooper’s Hawk 2 Turkey Vulture 12 American Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon 2 Northern Harrier 1 Bob reports the winds shifted this afternoon so tomorrow should be great. He is really enjoying his new chair Gary and Denise! Thank you so much for supporting our great hawk watcher with such a wonderful gift!