Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Hawk Watch on Greenlaw Mountain - September 1, 2009

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Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 18:16:54 -0300
From: Todd Watts
Subject: Today's Hawks

Today's counts from the Greenlaw Mountain Hawk Watch.

3 Osprey
2 Bald Eagle
8 Sharp-shinned Hawk
12 broad-winged Hawk
1 Red-tailed Hawk
1 Northern Harrier
1 American Kestrel
1 Merlin
2 Unidentified Raptors

Notes; Local Bald Eagle, Osprey, American Kestrel, Merlin and Sharp- shinned Hawk were observed.

Todays birds came in a slow trickle.

Highlight of the day was an adult male Northern Harrier that soared  over the watch for several minutes providing very nice looks.

Official observers; Richard Tarn, Laraine Townsend

Tomorrow: SW winds and clear skies.

More details of today's counts, as well as, monthly totals and season  totals can be found at

This project is supported by the New Brunswick Wildlife Trust Fund. Bell/Aliant is graciously allowing this project to be conducted on  their land.

Todd Watts
Project Coordinator
Conservation Council of NB
506 529-4656

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