[CT Birds] LHP 9-22-14 Hawks and Hummers

greg hanisek ctgregh at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 22 18:30:47 EDT 2014

>From Greg Hanisek

9/22 New Haven, Lighthouse Point hawk watch - 382 diurnal raptors of 9 sps, including 132 Am. Kestrels, 114 Sharp-shinned Hawks, 69 Ospreys, 19 Cooper's Hawks, 10 Bald Eagles and 12 Merlins . Single digits of Northern Harrier, Broad-winged Hawk and Peregrine Falcon

An unusually high count for the date of 52 migrating Ruby-throated Hummingbirds. Also 70 Chimney Swifts, 1 American Pipit and 6 Purple Finches.

Thanks for lots of help on a beautiful day - Bill Banks, Paul Desjardins, Sara Zagorski, Don Morgan, Lynn James, Nick Bonomo, Tom Murray, Bob & Linda Dixon, Carolyn Cimino, Marty Moore, Tina Green, Amanada Kallenbach, Janet Kazienko and anyone I forgot.

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