Hey birders,

We had our 2nd best day ever at the Bethany Hawkwatch in Mankato.  Totals
appear below:

Turkey Vulture—30


Bald Eagle—13

Sharp-shinned Hawk—114

Cooper’s Hawk—4

Broad-winged Hawk—1,070

Swainson’s Hawk—1

Red-tailed Hawk—28

American Kestrel—3


Peregrine Falcon—5

Various unidentified—3

Daily Total: 1,273

Season Total: 1,820


Passerines: Dark-eyed Junco, Purple Finch, Scarlet Tanager, Yellow-rumped,
Palm, and Nashville Warblers, Blue-headed and Red-eyed Vireos, Lincoln’s
Sparrow, flocks of Blue Jays, Chipping Sparrows, Cedar Waxwings, and
American Robins.

Happy birding!

Chad Heins


*Chad Heins*

Assistant Professor of Biology

Bethany Lutheran College

700 Luther Drive

Mankato, MN 56001

Office: 507.344.7327  | Toll Free: 800.944.3066

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