Bob reports one Peregrine Falcon as the only countable bird today. Highlights were 44 Roseate Spoonbills.
Joe Kennedy did the count today. No migrating raptors but lots of other stuff to see! A local Osprey picking branches from the east motte. Making a nest this late? Four young of the year Turkey Vultures being bullied by some Black Vultures. Seems the best show was the Upland Sandpipers. Joe counted 269 total with most flying low over … Read More
Howdy y’all, It’s July 31st and you know what that means? The Smith Point Hawk Watch starts tomorrow! We brought the trailer over last Friday and got everything at the tower set up. Bob Baez has returned as counter for this 20th season. To celebrate our 20th season, we have some great t-shirts with artwork by Cin-Ty Lee featuring the … Read More
By Susan Heath Well it’s all over folks. The season came to an end today. John Wright, Alan Wilde, Amanda Anderson and I went out today to check on the last remaining chick. We headed straight for South Deer Island to get the business over with first so we could relax for the rest of the survey. The good news … Read More
Joe Kennedy reports no countable birds today. 3 local young broad-wings were around several times, a couple of cooper’s and an osprey. Red-shouldered called. One young red-tail and a couple of caracara. 12 white pelicans, 9 wood storks, and 20 white ibis