Nov 17th - We've Done It!

If anyone thought that we would count just over 4200 raptors this season, well we've done it!  We're now at 4202 with thirteen days to go.  Where are all those Red-tails?!?!

Rosetta McClain Gardens Raptor Watch, Toronto
17 November 2017
09:30am - 01:30pm

Raptors:
Turkey Vulture - 1
Northern Harrier - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1
Red-tailed Hawk - 2
Unidentified Raptor - 1
Total - 6

a juvenile Northern Harrier (Mike)

an adult Sharp-shinned Hawk (Mike)

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 2678
Osprey - 34
Bald Eagle - 73
Northern Harrier - 101
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 625
Cooper's Hawk - 38
Northern Goshawk - 2
Red-shouldered Hawk - 22
Broad-winged Hawk - 60
Red-tailed Hawk - 246
Rough-legged Hawk - 4
Golden Eagle - 7
American Kestrel - 223
Merlin - 31
Peregrine Falcon - 30
Unidentified Accipiter - 2
Unidentified Buteo - 13
Unidentified Falcon - 5
Unidentified Eagle - 0
Unidentified Raptor - 8
Total - 4202

Other Birds:
Common Loon, Brown Creeper, and Golden-crowned Kinglet

Hawkwatchers:
Theresa, Sonja, Allison, Jack A., Ron, Mike, Pat & Nancy, and Dave

Weather Prediction:
Rain for Saturday and maybe a little bit on Sunday.  The wind for Sunday at present is looking perfect.  Hopefully a few birds will fly our way.

Walter

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