A slow day but a juvenile dark Broad-winged was a treat! Broad-winged Hawk 22 Red-tailed Hawk 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 14 Cooper’s Hawk 23 Black Vulture 12 American Kestrel 9 Peregrine Falcon 1 Merlin 1 Osprey 1 Northern Harrier 1 Photo courtesy of Joe Kennedy.
A surprisingly slow day today at the Point given the posts about raptors streaming over Houston and Austin on FB and TexBirds. Broad-winged Hawk 158 Red-tailed Hawk 4 Swainson’s Hawk 11 Red-shouldered Hawk 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 125 Cooper’s Hawk 51 Mississippi Kite 6 Swallow-tailed Kite 1 Black Vulture 3 American Kestrel 12 Peregrine Falcon 13 Merlin 2 Northern Harrier 7
A Great Day!!! Our Photography Workshop with Alan Murphy was a great success. Thank you Alan! And the birds! Wow. They just kept coming and coming. All those raptors plus a beautiful male Vermillion Flycatcher along the fence row and a Red-breasted Nuthatch in the north oak motte. It just doesn’t get much better than this day at the Point. … Read More
Beautiful weather but not as many birds as the past few days. We got strafed by a Cooper’s Hawk several times and an adult male Rufous Hummingbird at the feeders was a treat. Broad-winged Hawk 1466 Red-tailed Hawk 1 Swainson’s Hawk 3 Sharp-shinned Hawk 57 Cooper’s Hawk 26 Unidentified accipter 2 Mississippi Kite 11 American kestrel 1017 Peregrine Falcon 1 … Read More
Another rocking day! Broad-winged Hawk 3952 Red-tailed Hawk 5 Swainson’s Hawk 2 Red-shouldered Hawk 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 399 Cooper’s Hawk 184 Mississippi Kite 45 American Kestrel 22 Peregrine Falcon 12 Merlin 3 Osprey 3 Northern Harrier 13 Bald Eagle 1 Note: I will be at the hawk watch tomorrow and may not have internet access to post the totals.