Hawk Count- Oct. 13

find out here buy propecia online uk cheap Today with cloudy conditions and moderate to high winds from the southwest few raptors were flying. Ed Pike and Bruce Seeger watched for raptors. Mid-morning Turkey Vultures built in numbers to 65 before disappearing to the west. A few Sharp-shinned and Red-tailed Hawks were flying and headed south across the Straits. Around 1 pm a second group of Turkey Vultures started to gather totaling 23 moving east and west not crossing; and the numbers of Sharp-shinned and Red-tails dropped off. When quitting at 2 pm a few Turkey Vultures headed east. Ed went to the overlook by the Arnold freight dock to check for waterbirds and observed three groups of Turkey vultures (total 17) and 1 Red-tail came from the west and flew east across to Mackinac Island riding the winds. Also seen were a line of 7 Long-tailed Ducks, about 2000 Redhead Ducks, 8 Hooded Mergansers and a few Red-breasted Mergansers and Double-crested Cormorants. Total Raptors for the day are below:
Turkey Vulture 65
Osprey 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 18
Bald Eagle 2
Red-tailed Hawk 2