Oct 23rd - 8 Birds!

I thank those who gathered at the park this morning to watch and count raptors.  I myself did not to go today as I woke up with a headache and decided to stay put and sleep it off.

Today:
Turkey Vulture - 2
Cooper's Hawk - 1
Red-shouldered Hawk - 1
Red-tailed Hawk - 4
Total - 8

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 2670
Osprey - 92
Bald Eagle - 66
Northern Harrier - 181
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 2669
Cooper's Hawk - 40
Northern Goshawk - 4
Red-shouldered Hawk - 21
Broad-winged Hawk - 89
Red-tailed Hawk - 264
Rough-legged Hawk - 1
Golden Eagle - 2
American Kestrel - 301
Merlin - 109
Peregrine Falcon - 57
Total - 6566

 local Red-tailed Hawk carrying a stick (Ann)

Other Birds:
Fox Sparrow - 3

American Robin (Ann)

Butterflies:
Monarch - 1

Mammals:
Nothing of note

Hawkwatchers:
Mike, Manny, Norm, Dave, Gunnar, Ann, Berle, Betty, Arvo, Carol, and Sheridan

Weather Prediction:
Oct 24th - a mix of sun and clouds switching to light rain in the afternoon, SE 20km/h and gusting to 35km/h switching to S 25km/h and gusting to 44km/h in the afternoon  (theweathernetwork.com)

I'll see you Sunday!
Walter

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