Aug 31st - Not Our Best August!

In fact, it was our worst ever!  On a happier note it was only our worst by 3 birds!  Oh well, we now move forward into September with the hope for better days ahead.

Today:
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1
Cooper's Hawk - 1
Broad-winged Hawk - 1
American Kestrel - 2
Merlin - 2
Peregrine Falcon - 2
Total - 9

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 4
Osprey - 18
Bald Eagle - 10
Northern Harrier - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 2
Cooper's Hawk - 1
Northern Goshawk - 0
Red-shouldered Hawk - 0
Broad-winged Hawk - 8
Red-tailed Hawk - 6
Rough-legged Hawk - 0
Golden Eagle - 0
American Kestrel - 17
Merlin - 5
Peregrine Falcon - 3
Total - 75

Birds:
Barn Swallow - large flock flew overhead heading west
Red-tailed Hawk - one local
Turkey Vulture - one local

Butterflies:
Clouded Sulphur - 2
Monarch - 31 counted, 17 tagged

Mammals:
Nothing to note

Hawk Watchers:
Betty, Peter, Terry, Manny, Ann, and a few others who stopped by

Weather Prediction:
Sep 1st - sunny, S 5km/h increasing to S 10km/h in the afternoon (theweathernetwork.com)

See you at the park,
Walter

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