Oct 8th & 9th - 75 Raptors

RMG Raptor Watch, Toronto
08 October 2017
01:30 - 03:30pm

Today:
Turkey Vulture - 12
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 2
Red-tailed Hawk - 1
American Kestrel - 1
Peregrine Falcon - 2
Total - 18

Other Birds:
Black-capped Chickadee, Blue Jay, unID'd Wren sp., American Goldfinch, and Golden-crowned Kinglet

Insects:
Monarch - 800-1000
Dragonfly sp. - many!

Hawkwatchers:
Betty, Bruce F



RMG Raptor Watch, Toronto
09 October 2017
11:00 - 04:30pm

Today:
Turkey Vulture - 47
Northern Harrier - 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 2
Red-tailed Hawk - 1
American Kestrel - 3
Merlin - 1
Peregrine Falcon - 1
Total - 57

Other Birds:
Canada Goose, Common Loon, Double-crested Cormorant, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Woodpecker sp., Eastern Phoebe, Blue-headed Vireo, Philadelphia Vireo, Blue Jay, American Crow, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, House Wren, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Swainson's Thrush, American Robin, Brown Thrasher, Nashville Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, White-throated Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Blackbird sp., American Goldfinch, and House Sparrow

Hawkwatchers:
Theresa, Sonja, Justin, Blaine, Rick & Claire, and Leslie & Mike



To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 901
Osprey - 33
Bald Eagle - 51
Northern Harrier - 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 316
Cooper's Hawk - 25
Broad-winged Hawk - 59
Red-tailed Hawk - 49
American Kestrel - 183
Merlin - 20
Peregrine Falcon - 15
Total - 1700

Weather Prediction:
Moderate W wind in the morning switching to NW by 1:00pm.  Good luck if you go.

Walter

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