Posted by: bbharry72 | 7 October 2015

Smith Point Hawkwatch report for Oct 7

Smith Point Hawkwatch report for Oct 7. Moderate north winds that switched to south in the last three hours. It was fun to see a small kettle of Mississippi Kites. Swallows were moving consistently thru the day. Bob
Migrants
5 Northern Harrier
36 Sharp-shinned Hawk
24 Cooper’s Hawks
32 Broad-winged Hawks
23 American Kestrels
2 Merlin
1 Peregrine
16 Mississippi Kites

2015 Smith Point
YTD
Black Vulture 8
Turkey Vulture 55
Osprey 55
Bald Eagle 3
Northern Harrier 60
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1150
Cooper’s Hawk 755
Red-shouldered Hawk 32
Broad-winged Hawk 10891
Red-tailed Hawk 30
Swainson’s Hawk 99
Ferruginous Hawk 0
White-tailed Hawk 1
Harris’s Hawk 0
Zone-tailed Hawk 0
Golden Eagle 0
American Kestrel 235
Merlin 32
Peregrine Falcon 50
Prairie Falcon 0
Crested Caracara 0
Mississippi Kite 4890
Swallow-tailed Kite 99
White-tailed Kite 6
Hook-billed Kite 0
unidentified Accipiter 2
unidentified Buteo 3
unidentified falcon 0
unidentified eagle 0
unidentified raptor 0
Total 18456

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