Today (03/25), I counted 1840 migrating Broad-winged Hawks from our yard in NW
Corpus Christi. That includes 1 exquisite dark morph (chocolate drop)
Broad-winged Hawk. Also counted : 850 Anhingas, 3 Swainson's Hawks, and 180
Earlier in the day at Polywog Ponds, I had 60 Broad-winged Hawks, and some
Warblers: Black-throated Green, Black-and-White, Nashville, and Orange-crowned.
Also approximately 200,000 mosquitoes.
Butterflies were good as well at Polywog: White-striped Longtail, Monarch, and
Southern Skipperling amongst the highlights.
Yesterday (03/24), I ran into Phyllis Hibdon, Mike Egar, and Friends at Hazel
Bazemore County Park. We had White-tailed Kite and White-tailed Hawk at the
Park, and several Upland Sandpipers at the Robstown sod farm(across 624 from
A sincere thanks to our Friend, Peter Collins, who runs the Hawkwatch in Tubac,
Arizona. Libby and I spent 8 glorious days there recently, observing Common
Black-Hawks(simply amazing Birds), Zone-tailed Hawks(equally awesome), Gray
Hawks(resplendent), Golden Eagles(name says it all), and much, much
more...Cannot thank you enough, Peter and fellow Arizonians...You'all are
excellent Hawkwatchers and Friends...
South Texas and Southeast Arizona, Both Rock...
Corpus Christi, Texas
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