Date: 11/17/19 7:34 pm From: Kay & JoAnne <hartbern1995...> Subject: [obol] Coos Bay Raptor Count
Diane Petty and I completed the Coos Bay raptor count today 11/17. This 113 mile route can be brutal, but the best reward came as our last bird of the day!! Low numbers overall, NO WATER in the slough regions, but good diversity.
Red Tail Hawk 22 American Kestrel 15 Northern Harrier 2 Bald Eagle (all mature) 5 Red Shouldered Hawk 8 White Tailed Kite 5 (corner of E Catching Slough where it meets S Coos River HIghway) Falcon Sp 1 Coopers Hawk 1 Sharp Shinned Hawk 1 Barred Owl 1 (North Way Dr. , 1.5 miles up) Osprey 4 (1 N spit, 1, Pony Slough, 2 just north of casino parking lot on 101)