Oct 20th - One Sharpie!

Today's wind, like yesterday's, was not conducive to good raptor migration.  For the better part of three hours Terry and I sat and waited and watched as one Sharp-shinned Hawk flew low over the park!

Today:
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1
Total - 1

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 2648
Osprey - 92
Bald Eagle - 65
Northern Harrier - 173
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 2534
Cooper's Hawk - 35
Northern Goshawk - 4
Red-shouldered Hawk - 16
Broad-winged Hawk - 89
Red-tailed Hawk - 234
Rough-legged Hawk - 1
Golden Eagle - 2
American Kestrel - 298
Merlin - 100
Peregrine Falcon - 57
Total - 6348

Other Birds:
American Robin - lots
Eastern Towhee - 1 seen

Butterflies:
none

Mammals:
Nothing of note

Hawkwatchers:
Terry, Liz, plus a few others

Weather Prediction:
Oct 21st - cloudy with showers, E 25km/h and gusting to 42km/h  (theweathernetwork.com)  Looks like a good day to do something else!  Thursday is looking great!

Walter

2 comments:

Daniel LaFrance said...

So glad to you back 'standing watch', Walter!

Walter Fisher said...

Thanks Daniel! It great to be back watching the birds again!