Raptor Migration Watching Sept. 16, 2019

Isaac had reported raptors flying near Mt. Dufferin in the afternoon and had several Broad-winged Hawks in that mix.  This had me chomping at the bit at work and we met at my place and ran up to the viewpoint as soon as possible.  We didn’t get up there until after 5pm though so we were not expecting the bulk of the days migrants to pass.  Even though it was late, there were a bit of things moving.  It was great to be on the top of a mountain and have cranes migrating much higher overhead in large V’s and calling.
Raptor migration watch point, Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, CA
Sep 16, 2019 5:16 PM – 7:09 PM
Protocol: Traveling
0.161 kilometer(s)
15 species (+1 other taxa)
Sandhill Crane  112
Sandhill Cranes Migrating 3.JPG
Osprey  5
Northern Harrier  3
Northern Harrier hfgg3.JPG
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  8
Red-tailed Hawk khgkhk3.JPG
Northern Flicker  1
falcon sp.  1
Steller’s Jay  1
Black-billed Magpie  4
Clark’s Nutcracker  1
Common Raven  80
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
American Pipit  2
Cassin’s Finch  1
Savannah Sparrow  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon’s)  3

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