Sep 9th - 5 More Eagles!

I received the following numbers from Hugh for today...

Today:
Turkey Vulture - 6
Osprey - 1
Bald Eagle - 5
Northern Harrier - 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 12
Cooper's Hawk - 2
Broad-winged Hawk - 2
Red-tailed Hawk - 6
American Kestrel - 5
Peregrine Falcon - 2
Total - 44

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 22
Osprey - 24
Bald Eagle - 30
Northern Harrier - 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 120
Cooper's Hawk - 12
Broad-winged Hawk - 13
Red-tailed Hawk - 22
American Kestrel - 40
Merlin - 10
Peregrine Falcon - 3
Total - 310

Eagle Time (DST):
09:45am - BE
10:09am - BE
11:30am - BE
02:30pm - BEx2

 It's our friend from yesterday, a Broad-winged Hawk (Lee)

 Bald Eagle (Lee)

a lovely sub-adult Bald Eagle (Lee)

Bald Eagle (Lee)

the very beautifully marked American Kestrel (Lee)

Red-tailed Hawk (Paul)


Other Birds:
Turkey Vulture, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, and Merlin (all local birds), and Common Loon

Hawkwatchers:
Bruce Lee, Mike, Noam, Paul, Norm, Berle, Betty, Peter, Allyn, Sheldon, Ron, Dave, Andrew, Joe, Jennifer, Arvo, and Hugh

Ron Pittaway sent along this interesting article that Jean Iron wrote about the corelation of American Kestrels and their food source; Green Darner dragonflies during fall migration...

Kestrels and Green Darners

Walter

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