Aug 12th - Another Seven!

Another day of northwest wind sent another seven raptors our way.  And like yesterday, the action seemed to start around 10:30am.  It was one of the most beautiful days weather-wise that I can remember, hope we have more days like this coming up!

Today:
Bald Eagle - 1
Broad-winged Hawk - 4
Red-tailed Hawk - 1
Merlin - 1
Total - 7

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 2
Osprey - 0
Bald Eagle - 6
Northern Harrier - 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 0
Cooper's Hawk - 0
Northern Goshawk - 0
Red-shouldered Hawk - 0
Broad-winged Hawk - 6
Red-tailed Hawk - 1
Rough-legged Hawk - 0
Golden Eagle - 0
Amercian Kestrel - 13
Merlin - 1
Peregrine Falcon - 0
Total - 29

Eagle Time (DST):
11:13am - BE (imm)

Here are a few photos from today...

A local Red-tailed Hawk (Arvo)

A Broad-winged Hawk on the move (Arvo)

Birds:
Belted Kingfisher - 1 over the park
Cedar Waxwing - several small flocks flying east and west
Double-crested Cormorant - very few out on the lake today
Red-tailed Hawk - 2 locals

Butterflies:
Orange Sulphur - 1

Mammals:
Nothing of note

Asiana Airlines Airbus A380 over the park! (Walter)
(Enroute from Seoul, South Korea to New York, USA)

For those who haven't seen it, this is a great little video that Arvo did for the Weather Network - Point of Viewer - Battling the Elements - Capturing Greatness

Hawk Watchers:
Hugh, Allison, Carol, Phil, Arvo, Betty, Ron, plus a few others.  Thankyou!

Weather Prediction:
Aug 13th - mainly sunny, SW 15-20km/h and gusting (theweathernetwork.com)

Walter

1 comment:

Bonnie said...

Enjoyed the video that Arvo did for the Weather Network! I also love the Scarborough Bluffs and Bluffer's Park. That and Rosetta McClain Park are such special places along the waterfront.