Friday, October 5, 2012

HAWKS: Look up, way up - the hawks are still moving

Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus), Michigan
Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus), Michigan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Greenlaw Mountain Hawk Watch Counts.
October 4, 2012

Migrant Raptors
Osprey 3
Bald Eagle 2
Northern Harrier 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 50
Broad-winged Hawk 5
Red-tailed Hawk 7
American Kestrel 21
Merlin 3
Unidentified Falcon 1
Unidentified Raptor 7
Total: 100

Observation Period: 9:00AM to 3:30PM
Weather: Cloudy, near calm during the AM, a light flow from the south
developed around mid-afternoon.

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