Smith Point Hawk Watch 11/1/21 (412 raptors)

Bob reports 412 migrating raptors today. Turkey Vulture 118 Northern Harrier 11 Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 Cooper’s Hawk 24 Bald Eagle 1 Broad-winged Hawk 216 Swainson’s Hawk 4 Red-tailed Hawk 12 American Kestrel 5 The wind started out NE but then switched to E. 30 more Sandhill Cranes home for the winter. Sara Harrison helped out today.

Smith Point Hawk Watch 10/9/21 (207 raptors)

Bob reports 207 migrating raptors today. Black Culture 28 Turkey Vulture 52 Mississippi Kite 1 Northern Harrier 7 Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 Coopers Hawk 1 Broad-winged Hawk 81 Swainson’s Hawk 1 American Kestrel 13 Peregrine Falcon 2 Lots of swallows. 27 migrating Blue Jays. Joe Kennedy helped out today.

SMITH POINT HAWK WATCH 11/6/2019 (143 RAPTORS)

Bob reports 143 raptors today Broad-winged hawk 28 Red-tailed hawk 3 Swainson’s hawk 1 Sharp-shinned hawk 14 Cooper’s hawk 4 Turkey vulture 77 Black Vulture 7 Northern harrier 9. There was a strong East wind today. Bob saw 150 American White Pelicans as well.

SMITH POINT HAWK WATCH 11/5/2019 (43 RAPTORS)

Winnie Burkett reports 43 migrating raptors today. Broad-wing Hawk 4 Red-tailed Hawk 4 Sharp-shined Hawk 5 Coopers Hawk 3 Turkey Vulture 15 American Kestrel 3 Northern Harrier 9 Lots of swallows early and a Vermilion Flycatcher hanging out with some Sissor-tailed Flycatchers.  

Smith Point Hawk Watch 11/2/19 (417 Raptors)

Bob reports 417 migrating raptors today. Broad-winged hawk 123 Red-tailed hawk 11 Swainson’s hawk 6 Sharp-shinned hawk 71 Cooper’s hawk 25 Turkey vulture 144 American kestrel 10 Merlin 1 Northern harrier 26. Bob helped by Joe Kennedy today.

Smith Point Hawk Watch 11/1/2019 (163 Raptors)

Bob reports 163 migrating raptors today. Broad-winged hawk 163 Red-tailed hawk 7 Swainson’s hawk 3 Red-shouldered hawk 1 Sharp-shinned hawk 21 Cooper’s hawk 7 Turkey vulture 42 Merlin 2 Northern harrier 37 Bob has seen several other birds of the day: tons of American white pelicans, a hooded merganser, and a western flycatcher. Winnie Burkett was a great help to … Read More

Smith Point Hawk Watch 10/31/2019 (854 Raptors)

Bob reports 854 migrating raptors today Broad-winged hawk 624 Red-tailed hawk 6 Swainson’s hawk 4 Sharp-shinned hawk 31 Cooper’s hawk 18 Mississippi kite 1 Turkey vulture 128 American kestrel 8 Merlin 2 Northern harrier 32 Bob also reports 56 sandhill cranes, 122 woodstorks, 66 snow geese, and 3 dark winged hawks.

Smith Point Hawk Watch 10/29/19 (198 Raptors)

Joseph reports 198 migrating raptors today. Broad-winged Hawk 27 Swainson’s Hawk 2 Sharp-shinned Hawk 40 Cooper’s Hawk 8 Mississippi Kite 3 Turkey Vulture 105 American Kestrel 5 Northern Harrier 7 Bald Eagle 1