Had a nice afternoon at the Hawk Watch yesterday. Highlights included a fly-by from seven Blackhawks helicopters, a rescue of an injured hiker by boat, several Monarchs and an assortment of raptors, including the local Peregrines. Two Spotted Lanternflies.
Heres' the count and an assortment of pix...
Observation Start Time (EST) - 8 am
Observation End Time (EST) - 4 pm
Official Counter(s) - Karen Heifetz, Lisa Ryan, Jim Wright
Observers - Kaushal Patel, Beth Goldberg, Rob Helder, Liana Romano, Brian Kenney, Tom Justesen, Janet Justeeson, Bill Tee.
Additional Comments (Optional) - 8 RT Hummingbirds, 6 Monarchs, 2 Spotted Lanternflies.... Eagle and Opsrey added after handed in the sheet... At least one injured hiker rescued by boat, 7 Blackhawk helicopters flew over, likely part of the Sept 11 activities,