Date: 3/8/17 6:12 am
From: <pcollins...> <pcollins...>
Subject: [AZNMbirds] SEAZ: Tubac Hawk Watch 03/07/17
Ron Morriss Park, Tubac, AZ, March 7, 2017
8:00am - 2:00pm



The Ravens were quite testy today and would tolerate no interlopers in their airspace. 90+ Ravens command a lot of sky.
First they attacked each other. Then the Red-tails. When the Black Hawks appeared the Ravens harassed them
mercilessly - no wonder the Black Hawks leave for the north. Finally they annoyed a pair of Golden Eagles, forming like
a cloud of gnats around them. Have they no fear?

The local Cooper’s Hawks and Kestrel went somehow unnoticed by the Ravens.

The first pair of Black Hawks appeared at 9:24. A group of 4 struggled by the Ravens at 10:16.

The Eagles were sighted after 1:00.


Migrating Raptors:
Common Black Hawk 9
Turkey Vulture 12
Red-tailed Hawk 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Black Vulture 4
Golden Eagle 2

Peter Collins
Vail, AZ


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