Montclair Hawkwatch update

Broad-winged Hawk juvenile

It appears that Broad-winged Hawks are finally starting to arrive. We had our first double-digit day yesterday and hopefully as this weather clears we will get an excellent flight. Here are the numbers so far for the season.

Daily Raptor Counts: as of Apr 11, 2007
Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 0 1 15
Turkey Vulture 10 55 258
Osprey 5 40 66
Bald Eagle 0 0 1
Northern Harrier 2 6 15
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 43 120
Cooper’s Hawk 2 18 60
Northern Goshawk 0 0 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 52
Broad-winged Hawk 11 14 14
Red-tailed Hawk 2 15 60
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 55 107
Merlin 2 4 4
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown 1 4 11
Total: 46 261 784

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