Oct 10th - 466 Birds!

Rosetta McClain Gardens Raptor Watch, Toronto
10 October 2017
09:00am - 04:00pm

Today:
Turkey Vulture - 421
Bald Eagle - 4
Northern Harrier - 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 13
Red-tailed Hawk - 10
American Kestrel - 8
Peregrine Falcon - 2
Total - 466

Eagle Time (DST):
11:20am - BE
01:20pm - BE x3

Other Birds:
Grey-cheeked Thrush, Hermit Thrush, House Wren, Winter Wren, Nashville Warbler, Eastern Phoebe, Ruby-crowned and Golden-crowned Kinglet, White-throated Sparrow, Common Loon, Downy Woodpecker, Canada Goose, Brown Creeper, Double-crested Cormorant, Northern Cardinal, Great Black-backed Gull, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, and Ring-billed Gull

Insects:
Monarch - 7500+
Painted Lady - a bunch
Common Buckeye
Sulphur sp.

Hawkwatchers:
Theresa, Mark, Ann, Betty, Sheldon, Eleanor, Pat & Nancy, Arvo, Berle, Hugh, Dianne, Joyce, Rosemary, Dave, Margaret, and others.  Mike and Justin also on hand from the Metro Land papers - watch for their story this Thursday!

Notice:
The bathrooms will close at 3:00pm Monday to Friday as of Oct 10th.  The bathrooms will not be opened on the weekends as Oct 10th.


Further reading...


Because I looked up in the air to watch a Monarch float overhead across the backyard, the following happened...

Butchered Gardens Hawk Watch, Toronto
10 October 2017
12:00pm - 02:00pm

Today:
Turkey Vulture - 177
Osprey - 2
Northern Harrier - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 3
Red-tailed Hawk - 2
American Kestrel - 4
Merlin - 2
Total - 191

Other Birds:
Nashville Warbler, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Brown Creeper, Common Loon, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Cardinal, Blue Jay, American Goldfinch, American Crow, Ring-billed Gull, Hermit Thrush, European Starling, Black-capped Chickadee, Rock Pigeon, and American Robin

Insects:
Cabbage White - 2
Monarch - 97
Painted Lady - 6

Dragonfly sp. - 1000+

Hawkwatchers:
Walter


See you again soon,
Walter

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