Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Spring Hawk Watch 2004

April 6, 2004 Tlacotalpan Veracruz
I started out the day with a four day total of 35,583 since I began counting on the 2nd of April.
We had 15km p/hr winds from the south for most of the day with a high temp of 34C or 94F.
I began counting at 9:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Here are the raptor counts for the day:
Turkey vulture 32
Osprey 22
Mississippi kites 42
Northern harrier 3
Sharp-shinned hawk 7
Cooper's hawk 6
Broad-winged hawks 2,739
Swainson's hawks 2
American kestrel 11
Peregrine falcon1
TOTAL 2,864 for the day.

A total of 15 raptor species were seen, one unidentified.
21 non raptor species were observed.

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