Nov 13th - Two More!

Not a lot happening at the Watch today, just 2 countable birds flew by.  Maybe tomorrow!  Just 29 more raptors to reach 7000 for the season!

Today:
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1
Red-tailed Hawk - 1
Total - 2

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 2719  (1461)  (3306)
Osprey - 94  (110)  (211)
Bald Eagle - 69  (57)  (109)
Northern Harrier - 200  (244)  (488)
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 2729  (2191)  (3712)
Cooper's Hawk - 50  (95)  (127)
Northern Goshawk - 5  (18)  (24)
Red-shouldered Hawk - 39  (25)  (83)
Broad-winged Hawk - 89  (216)  (1418)
Red-tailed Hawk - 496  (757)  (1019)
Rough-legged Hawk - 4  (10)  (28)
Golden Eagle - 6  (10)  (20)
American Kestrel - 302  (561)  (719)
Merlin - 112  (72)  (130)
Peregrine Falcon - 57  (68)  (102)
Total - 6971  (5963)  (11128)

The numbers in red are our seasonal averages - 2006 thru 2014.
The numbers in blue are our highest seasonal totals - 2006 thru 2014.

Other Birds:
American Goldfinch - a number of small flock in the air overhead
Loon sp - 1 out of the lake
Long-tailed Duck - a few out on the lake
Red-breasted Merganser - a few out on the lake

Butterflies:
None

Mammals:
Eastern Cottontail - 1

Hawkwatchers:
Lee, Berle, Peter, and Cori

Weather Prediction:
Nov 14th - a mix of sun and clouds switching to mainly sunny in the afternoon, NW 25km/h and gusting to 41km/h switching to W 20km/h and gusting to 36km/h in the afternoon.  (theweathernetwork.com)  Please check again before you leave the house as I'm sure this forecast will change.....it always does!

See you at the park!
Walter

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