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FYI folks... the keys hawkwatch is now done for the year... of course the
hawks don't know this and I'm sure a few will still trickle through,
regardless Casey and crew won't be anywhere to be found at Curry Hammock
until next Sept 15.  Good Birds,
-Chris



>
>Florida Keys Raptor Migration Project Count Update
>
>The count takes place from the side of the restroom
>facilities of Curry Hammock State Park, Marathon,
>Florida.  Curry Hammock is located off of U.S. 1, at
>Mile Marker 56.
>The count began September 15, and will run until
>November 13, two weeks longer than last year.  The
>count begins at 8:00am and will run until at least
>4:00pm.
>
>I will be posting weekly updates here, but daily
>totals can be seen at Birdsource’s Fall Hawkwatch web
>page (birdsource.tc.cornell.edu/HawkWatchResults).
>
>This is the last full week of the count . .  .the TV’s
>are streaming back north!!
>
>WEEK EIGHT TOTALS:
>November 4 – November 10, 2000.
>
>                       Season Total    Season Total
>Species        GROSS   NET     GROSS   NET     High Count
turkey vulture
>TV     7967    -2313   19016   3934    3815: 11/5
black vulture
>BV     0       0       3       1       2: 10/30
osprey
>OS     22      8       1189    971     171 10/5
bald eagle
>BE     0       0       17      11      2 10/7
mississippi kite
>MK     0       0       13      13      5: 9/15+10/1
swallow-tailed kite
>SK     0       0       4       4       1: 4 Dates
northern harrier
>NH     38      20      519     461     61 10/6
sharp shinned hawk
>SS     70      -32     5589    3445    760 10/16
cooper's hawk
>CH     28      -18     1031    637     114 10/8
red-shouldered hawk
>RS     4       -2      59      9       8 10/18
broad-winged hawk
>BW     167     -103    4161    1674    399 9/25
red tailed hawk
>RT     0       0       0       0       0
swainson's hawk
>SW     161     -55     287     -15     103: 11/5
short tailed hawk
>ST     4       -2      36      10      3 10/15
american kestrel
>AK     67      38      3232    2726    651 10/6
merlin
>ML     5       3       636     406     56 10/7
peregrine
>PG     8       4       2040    1742    357 10/8
unidentified
>UU     1       -1      136     114          -
>TOTALS:        8542    -2458   37971   16149   4056: 11/5
>
>
>OTHER SIGHTINGS OF NOTE:
>
>11/4:    2  Wood Ducks
>American Pipit
>          Scarlet Tanager
>
>11/5:  Anhinga: 11
>           Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
>           “Eastern” Palm Warbler
>
>11/7:  Pied-billed Grebe
>           Anhinga
>           Chimney Swift
>
>11/8:  Ruby-throated Hummingbird
>
>11/10: 2 Anhinga
>            2 Chimney Swift
>            ~30 Gadwall and ~ 20 Blue-winged Teal
>
>
>
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