Migrating Birds of Prey on April 5, 2008

The spring hawk migration is in full swing with good numbers of birds migrating. Between 1200-1300 birds were seen. In total, 13 species of raptors were seen including golden eagle, bald eagle, red-tailed hawk, red-shouldered hawk, northern harrier, rough-legged hawk, Cooper’s hawk, northern goshawk, sharp-shinned hawk, peregrine falcon, osprey, turkey vulture and American kestrel.

 Pictures of some of the raptors are available here:

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