Manchester Birds 12/10/06
- I saw a quite a few raptors this morning around Manchester and Brush Creek.
Only one short shower and a few sprinkles had me using the windshield wipers.
The Rough-legged, plus 2 Ferruginous, 2 Red-tailed, a nearby Red-shouldered
Hawk, 2 White-tailed Kites, 4 N Harriers & numerous Kestrels were all around
the dairy farm and Brush Creek. The 4 Tundra Swans and an adult Snow Goose
were near the mouth of Brush Creek. The hawks kept moving all around the
farm fields. The area is visible at the end of Stoneboro or Bristol, just south of
I looked for, but did not see any swallows, no Eurasian Collared Doves, nor a
Further north on Hwy 1 near mailbox 12250 there was a Peregrine Falcon and
a large flock of about 35 Turkeys.
North of Fort Bragg on Bald Hill Rd, the Ferrugious Hawk remains. There was
an adult and an immature Snow Goose with the Canada Geese. I did not see
the Burrowing Owl.
Fort Bragg area
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