Sep 22nd - Much of The Same Today

Today:
Osprey - 1
Northern Harrier - 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 64
Cooper's Hawk - 1
American Kestrel - 3
Merlin - 6
Total - 77

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 41
Osprey - 37
Bald Eagle - 63
Northern Harrier - 58
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 567
Cooper's Hawk - 11
Northern Goshawk - 0
Red-shouldered Hawk - 0
Broad-winged Hawk - 233
Red-tailed Hawk - 23
Rough-legged Hawk - 0
Golden Eagle - 0
American Kestrel - 154
Merlin - 46
Peregrine Falcon - 6
Total - 1239

Other Birds:
Blue Jay - a few 1000!!!
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 1
Red-tailed Hawk - 1 local
Songbird sp - very few have been noted in the last few days

Great action shot!  The Jays were bombing this Merlin late in the afternoon  (Lee)

Butterflies:
Monarch - 150 estimated (21 tagged)

My current 'Monarch Migration Count' stats show the following...
Counted - 3510
Tagged - 798

People:
Mark, Don, Arvo, Dave, Kevin, Allison, Sophie, Carol L, Terry, Betty, Carol P, Jeff and Carol, plus several others who stopped by.  Thankyou all for your friendship and help!

Weather Prediction:
Although the wind is blowing down from the north tomorrow, there is 40%-60% change of rain during the morning hours.  We'll have to wait and see what unfolds.

Walter

2 comments:

Sophie said...

No rain on my day off Walter. Missed going down to Rosetta today.

Walter Fisher said...

Hi Sophie,

The park was almost comepletely void of people today (Friday), cold and rainy!

Walter