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Cape May Bird Observatory
Hawk Watch 2002 totals

Thousands of hawks, including Bald Eagles, Peregrine Falcons and many others, pass over Cape May Point every fall, heading south for the winter. In 2002, hawkwatcher Jason Guerard, helped to count more than 35 thousand raptors at Cape May Point.

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Final Total:

Species
2002 Total
Black Vulture
150
Turkey Vulture
1215
Osprey
2038
Bald Eagle
181
Northern Harrier
1252
Sharp-shinned Hawk
17167
Cooper's Hawk
3503
Northern Goshawk
29
Red-shouldered Hawk
483
Broad-winged Hawk
452
Swainson's Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
921
Rough-legged Hawk
2
Golden Eagle
11
Kestrel
5405
Merlin
1309
Peregrine
1051
Unidentified Raptor
84
total
35,254
 

 

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