[CT Birds] NJ Swallow-Tailed Kites

Mike Warner mjwarner at optonline.net
Tue May 15 21:24:48 EDT 2012

     Sandy Hook Migration Watch, a spring hawkwatch, is about 9 miles south of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and has recorded two sightings of Swallow-Tailed Kites so far this season.  Joe Dolan was the hawkwatcher on duty for each sighting and made the following notations of each northbound bird.

4/17 - STKI - Northbound bird last seen flying over Coney Island at 11:30 am.

5/10 - STKI - Northbound bird last seen heading WNW from the hawkwatch at 9:45 am.

Information from Hawkcount dot org.

Mike Warner
Wilton CT.

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