Posted by: bbharry72 | 17 October 2015

Smith Point Hawkwatch report for Oct 17

Smith Point Hawkwatch report for Oct 17. Moderately strong north winds shifting to southeast in the last 2 hours. Another fine day for variety against a white background. Levie found 2 Bald Eagles, probably sub adult 1, after closing. Joe Kennedy, Billy and other folks helped with the count. Bob
Migrants
13 Black Vulture
76 Turkey Vultures
1 Osprey
25 Northern Harrier
47 Sharp-shinned Hawks
41 Cooper’s Hawks
1 Red-shouldered Hawk
489 Broad-winged Hawks
8 Red-tailed Hawks
30 Swainson’s Hawks
15 American Kestrels
2 Merlin
3 Peregrine Falcons
2 White-tailed Kite

2015 Smith Point YTD
Black Vulture 31
Turkey Vulture 284
Osprey 66
Bald Eagle 4
Northern Harrier 225
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1693
Cooper’s Hawk 1060
Red-shouldered Hawk 36
Broad-winged Hawk 18896
Red-tailed Hawk 46
Swainson’s Hawk 225
Ferruginous Hawk 0
White-tailed Hawk 1
Harris’s Hawk 0
Zone-tailed Hawk 0
Golden Eagle 0
American Kestrel 495
Merlin 47
Peregrine Falcon 68
Prairie Falcon 0
Crested Caracara 0
Mississippi Kite 4922
Swallow-tailed Kite 99
White-tailed Kite 8
Hook-billed Kite 0
unidentified Accipiter 6
unidentified Buteo 4
unidentified falcon 0
unidentified eagle 0
unidentified raptor 0

Total 28216

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