[CT Birds] Record Red-Shoulder day for Quaker Ridge, 398 Raptors Total

Ryan MacLean ryanmac335 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 18:20:33 EDT 2014

October went out with a bang for Quaker Ridge, with 126 Red-Shouldered Hawks topping our previous daily record of 119. Turkey Vultures also showed well, with a nice late day flight that included a kettle of 50 birds. Full report to come on hawkcount late tonight.

October 31st 2014
Turkey Vulture: 173
Bald Eagle: 1
Sharp-Shinned Hawk: 52
Cooper's Hawk: 25
Red-Shouldered Hawk: 126
Broad-Winged Hawk: 1 (late juvie bird)
Red-Tailed Hawk: 16
Unidentified: 4
TOTAL: 398

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