October 23rd - Not Too Many Today

Another absolutely gorgeous Fall day at the park but not so great for migrating hawks. They were very few and far between.

Today:
Osprey - 1
Northern Harrier - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 9
Red-tailed Hawk - 2
Merlin - 1
Total - 14

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 1736
Osprey - 125
Bald Eagle - 57
Northern Harrier - 181
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1670
Cooper's Hawk - 77
Northern Goshawk - 14
Red-shouldered Hawk - 11
Broad-winged Hawk - 757
Red-tailed Hawk - 133
Golden Eagle - 1
American Kestrel - 620
Merlin - 123
Peregrine Falcon - 40
Total - 5545

2 fairly late Red Admiral butterflies and a handful of Monarchs were seen today.

Hawk watchers today included: Chris, Mike 2, Mark, Norm, Tony, Phil, Pat & Nancy, Mike & Leslie, Theresa, Hugh, Carol, Janice, Lee, Jane, Bob, and Effi.

Walter

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