Posted by: bbharry72 | 26 September 2015

Smith Point Hawkwatch report for Sept 26

Smith Point Hawkwatch report for Sept 26. North winds for the first five hours then shifting to south winds. Nice bunch of people visited the tower today including birding groups from Beaumont and Galveston. Thanks to Joe Kennedy for helping out today. A Chestnut-sided Warbler visited the drip. Bob
Migrants
3 Osprey
1 Northern Harriers
31 Sharp-shinned Hawk
29 Cooper’s Hawks
1 Red-Shouldered Hawk
56 Broad-winged Hawks
12 American Kestrels
22 Mississippi Kites

2015 Smith Point
YTD
Black Vulture 0
Turkey Vulture 0
Osprey 38
Bald Eagle 1
Northern Harrier 30
Sharp-shinned Hawk 242
Cooper’s Hawk 208
Red-shouldered Hawk 31
Broad-winged Hawk 4177
Red-tailed Hawk 17
Swainson’s Hawk 89
Ferruginous Hawk 0
White-tailed Hawk 0
Harris’s Hawk 0
Zone-tailed Hawk 0
Golden Eagle 0
American Kestrel 52
Merlin 19
Peregrine Falcon 20
Prairie Falcon 0
Crested Caracara 0
Mississippi Kite 4634
Swallow-tailed Kite 97
White-tailed Kite 2
Hook-billed Kite 0
unidentified Accipiter 0
unidentified Buteo 3
unidentified falcon 0
unidentified eagle 0
unidentified raptor 0

Total 9660

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