Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Broad-winged Hawks Rule the Day 19,642 Counted!

The Broad-winged Hawks are passing over Tlacotalpan.

19,642  were counted today, April 5, 2005

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Here are some links that you may find useful for infortmation on the Broad-winged Hawk

Peregrine Fund

You can find additional information on this and other hawkwatches at:


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is my photo blog on the spring hawkwatch here in Tlacotalpan. I began

the count on March 21 and as of April 5th I have counted 75,685

migrating raptors in 11 different species. I want to share with you

some of this marvelous migration that I am able to witness. I you are

reading this I would like for you to drop me a line,   It is fun to know who is visiting my

photo weblog.   David McCauley.

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Physical setting for the spring hawkwatch, my front porch.

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Artist rendition of the famous Posadas print "La Katrina" Painted by Tlacotalpan Painter Rafael Aguilera
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Tlacotalpan is a UNESCO world heritage site. The town was founded by the Spanish in 1590.
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Tally board here in Plaza Doña Marta for April 2.

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Broad-winged Hawks kettle of the Plaza Doña Marta in Tlacotalpan, Veracruz