Oct 31st - 35 Birds Up High

Today:
Turkey Vulture - 16
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1
Cooper's Hawk - 1
Red-tailed Hawk - 17
Total - 35

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 2427
Osprey - 59
Bald Eagle - 102
Northern Harrier - 160
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1447
Cooper's Hawk - 61
Northern Goshawk - 12
Red-shouldered Hawk - 52
Broad-winged Hawk - 236
Red-tailed Hawk - 643
Rough-legged Hawk - 4
Golden Eagle - 5
American Kestrel - 275
Merlin - 83
Peregrine Falcon - 42
Total - 5608

Butterflies:
Cabbage White - 2
Fiery Skipper - 1 (record late sighting for RMG and possibly the GTA as well)

People:
Sophie, Arvo, Ron, Carol, Ann, and Dave

Weather Prediction:
S wind for tomorrow.  Not the best!

Please remember that as we move towards the end of the migration season not only do the raptors get fewer in numbers, they also take longer to get going in the morning.  The bulk of today's movement was in the early afternoon.

Walter

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