October 31st - Another Few Afternoon Birds

Another quiet day at the park today to bring an end to the month. Overall though it was an excellent month for hawk watching at Rosetta.

Today:
Northern Harrier - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 2
Red-tailed Hawk - 3
Total - 6

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 1848
Osprey - 125
Bald Eagle - 63
Northern Harrier - 187
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1732
Cooper's Hawk - 83
Northern Goshawk - 17
Red-shouldered Hawk - 19
Broad-winged Hawk - 757
Red-tailed Hawk - 466
Rough-legged Hawk - 3
Golden Eagle - 2
American Kestrel - 620
Merlin - 128
Peregrine Falcon - 44
Total - 6094

Only 5 Monarchs counted today.

On hand today were: Terry 2, Pat & Nancy, Berle, Theresa, Phil, Peter, Ann, and Carol.

Walter

2 comments:

BIGFRANK said...

Despite a different mix of birds only 15 lower than last year at the same time. You should do well in November and approach or past last year's record final total.

Anonymous said...

When when you do, you'll come up with a clever and original headline for the blog post, like "The Big Year" ;-P
Phil