Posted by: bbharry72 | 30 September 2015

Smith Point Hawkwatch report for Sept 30

Smith Point Hawkwatch report for Sept 30. Moderate north winds and not wet cumulus clouds and nice birds made a fine day. Thanks to john Whittle , Marvin Masters, Gary and Denise for counting and spotting birds. A ball of Anhinga over the tower and a dozen White Pelicans brought joy. Bob
Migrants
4 Osprey
2 Northern Harrier
54 Sharp-shinned Hawk
42 Cooper’s Hawks
2 Red-Shouldered Hawk
590 Broad-winged Hawks
2 Red-tailed Hawk
12 American Kestrels
1 Merlin
4 Peregrine
78 Mississippi Kites

2015 Smith Point YTD
Black Vulture 0
Turkey Vulture 0
Osprey 47
Bald Eagle 1
Northern Harrier 34
Sharp-shinned Hawk 428
Cooper’s Hawk 293
Red-shouldered Hawk 35
Broad-winged Hawk 5142
Red-tailed Hawk 20
Swainson’s Hawk 91
Ferruginous Hawk 0
White-tailed Hawk 0
Harris’s Hawk 0
Zone-tailed Hawk 0
Golden Eagle 0
American Kestrel 86
Merlin 24
Peregrine Falcon 25
Prairie Falcon 0
Crested Caracara 0
Mississippi Kite 4835
Swallow-tailed Kite 97
White-tailed Kite 3
Hook-billed Kite 0
unidentified Accipiter 0
unidentified Buteo 3
unidentified falcon 0
unidentified eagle 0
unidentified raptor 0

Total 11164

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