Cape May Hawk Watch 2005

Every year, the Cape May Bird Observatory's official hawk watcher tallies up the number seen each day. In 2005, Tom Magarian madae a repeat performance in that role.

Here are the totals:

Black Vulture 145
Turkey Vulture 954
Osprey 2,417
Bald Eagle 209
Northern Harrier 726
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13,088
Cooper's Hawk 5,229
Northern Goshawk 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 107
Broad-winged Hawk 578
Swainson's Hawk 3
Red-tailed Hawk 602
Rough-legged Hawk 1
Golden Eagle  
American Kestrel 5,927
Merlin 1,715
Peregrine 1,153
Unidentified Raptor 17
Total 32,876


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