Hawk Watch - 23 November 2013

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 23, 2013
SpeciesDay's CountMonth TotalSeason Total
Black Vulture13170279
Turkey Vulture449702376
Bald Eagle2108469
Northern Harrier133211096
Sharp-shinned Hawk100289419699
Cooper's Hawk153903585
Northern Goshawk148
Red-shouldered Hawk7547724
Broad-winged Hawk08653
Red-tailed Hawk5415602164
Rough-legged Hawk011
Golden Eagle12739
American Kestrel1503433
Peregrine Falcon0121173
Unknown Accipiter000
Unknown Buteo000
Unknown Falcon000
Unknown Eagle000
Unknown Raptor000
Mississippi Kite001
Swainson's Hawk003

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours
Official CounterTom Reed

Seasonably cool with variable cloudiness. Winds NW 10-20mph throughout.

Raptor Observations:
A fair though brief RTHA flight...trickle of SSHA throughout. NOGO at 0748. GOEA at 1053 broke single-season record.

Non-raptor Observations:

BREWER'S BLACKBIRD (1), Eurasian Wigeon (4), Lapland Longspur (1), Cave Swallow (2)

Mostly sunny; 35F; winds NW 25-30mph, gusts to 45mph.