September 25th - Not Quite As Good As We'd Hoped

Today was not quite as good as we'd hoped. With mostly east winds a lot of the birds were up high and moving through fast. A few birds put on beautiful aerial displays for us a little lower down.

Today:
Turkey Vulture - 3
Osprey - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 31
Cooper's Hawk - 4
American Kestrel - 8
Merlin - 1
Peregrine Falcon - 1
Total - 49

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 72
Osprey - 69
Bald Eagle - 27
Northern Harrier - 75
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1013
Cooper's Hawk - 24
Northern Goshawk - 2
Broad-winged Hawk - 742
Red-tailed Hawk - 12
American Kestrel - 267
Merlin - 49
Peregrine Falcon - 9
Total - 2361

Sharp-shinned Hawk

American Kestrel

Turkey Vulture

Cooper's Hawk (adult)

Cooper's Hawk

Merlin

Peregrine Falcon

Both Blue Jay and Monarch numbers were way down today.

A local Blue Jay catchin' a peanut on the fly.

Lots o' people on hand today including: Lorne, Ann, Heather, Theresa, Carol, Rodger & Jane, Pat & Nancy, Norm, Jack, Mike 3, Mike 2, Lee, Murray, Leslie 2 & Peter 2, Mary, Phil and his 2 little ones, Mike & Leslie, Bruce & Sue, and Anne 2.

The 3 Mikes

Walter

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