Sep 19th - Slow Day Today

With scattered showers all over the place today we weren't expecting a big movement of raptors and that's exactly what we got - only 16 birds.  We'll try again tomorrow.

Today:
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 15
Peregrine Falcon - 1
Total - 16

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 4
Osprey - 61
Bald Eagle - 21
Northern Harrier - 59
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1419
Cooper's Hawk - 6
Northern Goshawk - 0
Red-shouldered Hawk - 0
Broad-winged Hawk - 87
Red-tailed Hawk - 9
Rough-legged Hawk - 0
Golden Eagle - 0
American Kestrel - 222
Merlin - 43
Peregrine Falcon - 10
Total - 1941

Sharp-shinned Hawk (Lee)

Other Birds:
Red-tailed Hawk - local bird, caught a chipmunk for lunch today

Lunch time! (Lee)

Butterflies:
Monarch - 54 counted today

Mammals:
Woodchuck (Groundhog)

Hawk Watchers:
Carol, Trudy, Phil, Ann, Hugh, Betty, Lee, and Allison.  Thankyou!

Weather Prediction:
Sep 20th - sunny, N 10km/h to start, then quickly switching to S 10km/h (theweathernetwork.com)

See you at the park!
Walter

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