Friday, August 28, 2009

Bay of Fundy Hawk Watch at Greenlaw Mountain

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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.

5 Osprey
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

This project is supported by the New Brunswick Wildlife Trust Fund.

Todd Watts
506 529-4656

1 comment:

  1. Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 11:08:02 -0300
    From: Tracy Glynn
    Subject: Hawk Watch on CBC!

    The Greenlaw Mountain Hawk Watch was featured on CBC Evening News and
    Newsworld last night. The news piece features Hawk Watch project
    coordinator Todd Watts, the Conservation Council's David Coon and Hawk
    Watch volunteer Brigitte Noel.

    The story can be viewed here at 14:38 minutes -

    The story will only stay up until about 7pm tonight (August 28) when the latest newscast replaces it.