[CT Birds] LHPP for Tuesday...11-01-2011

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Tue Nov 1 17:24:56 EDT 2011


Here is the report for LHPP fot Tuesday, 11-01-2011.

Thanks for all of the help from Sara Zagorski, Sol Satin, Julian Hough, Jerry Connelly, and Lynn James.

Another very interesting day at the Point. From 100 Percent clouds at 7AM to Zero clouds at 3:30PM, and winds from mostly calm to NE at force 2, birds were flying most of the time.

Here is the Raptor listing:

Turkey Vulture... 68
Black Vulture... 4
Northern Harrier... 5
Bald Eagle... 1
Golden Eagle... 2
Red-Tailed Hawk... 69
Red-Shouldered Hwak... 19
Sharp-Shinned Hawk... 42
Cooper's Hawk... 14
American Kestrel... 3
Merlin... 2
Rough-Legged Hawk... 1   ( 2nd day in a row)

Peregrine Falcon... 4
Unidentified Raptor...9

Total hawks... 243

Other birds of note:

Red-winged Blackbirds...550
American Robin... 425
Cedar Waxwing... 530
Common Grackle...1300
Eastern Meadowlark... 1
Sanderling... 20
Dickcissel... 2
American Crow... 125
Purple finch... 2
Tree Swallow... 125
Eastern Bluebird... 15

Bill Banks




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