Date: 9/30/17 9:44 pm From: David Vick <or.naturalist...> Subject: [COBOL] Today's Green Ridge raptor migration
Strong westerly winds with temperatures staying in the upper 40's made for a chilly day of hawk watching and 223 birds moving through at high speeds mostly overhead.
1 Osprey (nice last bird of the day) 16 Bald Eagle 57 Sharp-shinned Hawk 29 Cooper's Hawk 22 Red-tailed Hawk 3 Golden Eagle 11 Merlin 5 Unid. Accipiter 4 Unid. Raptors 75 Turkey Vultures
Today's observers: Peter Low, Kim Boodie, Judy Meredith, Nancy & Satch Esperancilla, David B, Erik Jensen and some new blood provided by Jamie Mason. Hope to see a good turn out of you Wednesday Morning Birders. Looks like we will have nice fall weather.