Oct 14th - Lucky 13!

A big thankyou to those who were at the Watch and counting birds during the morning hours.  I arrived around 12:30pm and saw nothing during the afternoon.  I stayed until 5:00pm!

Today:
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 12
Peregrine Falcon - 1
Total - 13

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 1909
Osprey - 58
Bald Eagle - 90
Northern Harrier - 96
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1154
Cooper's Hawk - 38
Northern Goshawk - 2
Red-shouldered Hawk - 13
Broad-winged Hawk - 236
Red-tailed Hawk - 181
Rough-legged Hawk - 0
Golden Eagle - 1
American Kestrel - 270
Merlin - 81
Peregrine Falcon - 31
Total - 4160

Other Birds:
Black-capped Chickadee - a few small groups appeared to be moving through the park

Butterflies:
Monarch - 1
Orange Sulphur - 1
Silver-spotted Skipper - 1 (another late sighting for the GTA)

People:
Trudy, Lee, Betty, Arvo, Terry, Ron, Blane, Dave, and Peter.  Thanks everyone for hanging in there today!

These little beauties flew by twice today (Arvo)

Weather Prediction:
Wind is from the south tomorrow.  Not very good for migration unfortunately.

Walter

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