Sep 22nd - Red-tailed Hawks

Other than the local Red-tailed Hawks putting on another fantastic show not much else really happened today.  Unfortunately most Hawks we saw migrating over the park today were up high and hard to see in all the 'blue'.

Today:
Northern Harrier - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 30
Broad-winged Hawk - 1
American Kestrel - 1
Total - 33

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 4
Osprey - 72
Bald Eagle - 23
Northern Harrier - 78
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1822
Cooper's Hawk - 7
Northern Goshawk - 0
Red-shouldered Hawk - 0
Broad-winged Hawk - 88
Red-tailed Hawk - 10
Rough-legged Hawk - 0
Golden Eagle - 0
American Kestrel - 240
Merlin - 54
Peregrine Falcon - 11
Total - 2409

 local Red-tailed Hawk (Kris)

...and the other local (Kris)

...and together (Walter)

Other Birds:
Common Raven - 2 flying along the bluffs

Butterflies:
Monarch - 300+, my best guess

Hawk Watchers:
Mark, Bill, Allison, Dave, Berle, Terry, Kris, Manny, Betty, Hugh, Cori, MC, Lester, and a couple of others.

Weather Prediction:
Sep 23rd - sunny, NE 5 km/h switching to S 10 km/h (theweathernetwork.com)

Walter

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