Hawk Count Sept. 16

Today Ed Pike counted raptors flying south from 10:30 am till 3:30 pm. Shortly after 11 a few raptors started flying including a nice male Peregrine that landed in a tree with a good view from a scope. There was a nice movement of Sharp-shinned till 3pm. There was also a nice variety of raptors although no Buteo’s were moving. The list is below:
Turkey Vulture 6
Osprey 2
N. Harrier 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 71
Bald Eagle 2
Broad-winged 1
Am. Kestrel 9
Merlin 3
Peregrine Falcon 2
C. Loon 1
Monarch Butterfly 11