[CT Birds] Stratford Hawk Watch

Scott Kruitbosch kbosch at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 19:17:22 EDT 2009


A slow start at Boothe Memorial Park in Stratford changed around midday as
the sky filled up. Things quieted down after about 4:15. Charlie Barnard,
Frank Mantlik, and myself covered approximately 6 and 1/2 hours today with
1-3 observers at differing times. Here are the migrants we had:

3 Turkey Vulture
24 Osprey
8 Bald Eagle
2 Northern Harrier
152 Sharp-shinned Hawk
8 Cooper's Hawk
1 Accipiter sp.
1 Red-shouldered Hawk
319 Broad-winged Hawk
3 Buteo sp.
21 American Kestrel
1 Merlin
2 Peregrine Falcon
TOTAL - 552

Other migrants included:
11 Chimney Swift
12 Ruby-throated Hummingbird
4 Eastern Kingbird
24 Tree Swallow
5 Barn Swallow

 From Scott Kruitbosch w/ Charlie Barnard & Frank Mantlik:
09/15/09 - Stratford, Boothe Park -- 2 PEREGRINE FALCON.


-- 
Scott Kruitbosch
Connecticut Audubon Society
Stratford, CT
kbosch at gmail.com



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