[va-bird] College Creek Hawkwatch

  • From: Taberzz@xxxxxxx
  • To: va-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 18:20:21 EDT

Tom Armour and I were finally rewarded, over the weekend, for our patience 
and perserverance over the past 2 weeks, at College Creek Hawkwatch, when there 
have been few birds and mostly poor weather for migrating. The total for April 
3 & 4, despite high winds and cold temperatures, was 139 and was, as usual, 
mostly Turkey Vultures, in some of their impressive gliding formations of 5 or 
more birds. The largest flock was 20. A few immature Bald Eagles have been on 
the move, lately, along with Ospreys, a few Northern Harriers, Sharp-shinneds 
and an American Kestrel yesterday. Oddly, no Red-taileds for more than a week. 

Brian Taber
Coastal VA Wildlife Observatory

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