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Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 18:22:12 -0300
From: Todd Watts, NatureNB
Subject: Todays Hawks
Todays counts from Greenlaw Mountain Hawk Watch.
9 Sharp-shinned Hawks
16 Broad-winged Hawks
4 American Kestrels
2 Bald Eagles ( immature)
1 Unidentified Raptor
Also observed were several local Bald Eagles, Osprey, Kestrels, Turkey Vultures and two Merlin.
A pair of Merlin, male and female Kestrel, as well as, a Sharp- shinned Hawk repeatedly flew past the watch and perched on some of the nearby snags, providing excellent looks.
Briggitte Noel was an official observer.
Tomorrows hawk forecast looks good.
More details of todays counts as well as monthly totals and season totals can be found at hawkcount.org.
This project is supported by the New Brunswick Wildlife Trust Fund.