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!
Not a stellar day but the highlight included an adult Bald Eagle playing with some frigatebirds. You certainly don’t see that every day (or ever)! Bald Eagle 1 (adult) Broad-winged Hawk 68 Sharp-shinned Hawk 33 Cooper’s Hawk 14 Mississippi Kite 1 White-tailed Kite 1 American Kestrel 23 Peregrine Falcon 1 Osprey 1 Northern Harrier 2