November 3rd - A Nice Day For A Harrier

Our first decent November day brought 29 raptors passed the Watch, this is an excellent start. Hopefully tomorrow will bring many more!

Today:
Northern Harrier - 12
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 8
Cooper's Hawk - 1
Red-tailed Hawk - 3
Rough-legged Hawk - 1
American Kestrel - 4
Total - 29

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 1849
Osprey - 125
Bald Eagle - 63
Northern Harrier - 199
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1744
Cooper's Hawk - 84
Northern Goshawk - 17
Red-shouldered Hawk - 20
Broad-winged Hawk - 757
Red-tailed Hawk - 473
Rough-legged Hawk - 4
Golden Eagle - 2
American Kestrel - 624
Merlin - 128
Peregrine Falcon - 44
Total - 6133

Rough-legged Hawk

Northern Harrier


Today's best non-raptor was American Pipit and also an Eastern Red Bat was observed flying above.

A migrating Eastern Red Bat

I'd like to thank everyone who arrived in the morning to run the Watch in my absence. Hawk watchers today included: Ann, Theresa, Terry 1, Terry 2, Allison, Berle, Tom, Pat, Nancy, Carol, Betty, Hugh, Phil, Gunnar, and Lee.

Walter

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