Aug 26th - 4 More Birds

Again, another long but enjoyable day at the park.....thanks to beautiful weather and great friends.

Today:
Turkey Vulture - 1
Osprey - 2
Red-tailed Hawk - 1
Total - 4

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 3
Osprey - 8
Bald Eagle - 8
Northern Harrier - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 0
Cooper's Hawk - 0
Northern Goshawk - 0
Red-shouldered Hawk - 0
Broad-winged Hawk - 6
Red-tailed Hawk - 2
Rough-Legged Hawk -0
Golden Eagle - 0
American Kestrel - 15
Merlin - 2
Peregrine Falcon - 0
Total - 45

Birds:
Cooper's Hawk - local
Chimney Swift - lots overhead again today
Red-tailed Hawk - 2 locals
Trumpeter Swan - 2 on the lake
Turkey Vulture - 2 locals

Great view of the park! (Ann)

Heading out over the bluffs (Arvo)

female Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Ann)

Butterflies:
Clouded Sulphur - 2
Monarch - 10

Mammals:
Nothing of note

Hawk Watchers:
Manny, Carol, Ann, Donna, Lee, Peter, Leon, Berle, Arvo, and a couple of others.  Thanks all!

Weather Prediction:
Aug 27th - mix of sun and clouds, NW15 km/h (theweathernetwork.com)  Hope the wind is strong enough to blow some birds our way!

See you tomorrow!
Walter

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