Tag Archives: Sharp-shinned Hawk

Northern Goshawk -juvenile (photo by Anna Fasoli)

Northern Goshawk at Hawk Ridge

Earlier this month, I traveled to Duluth, Minnesota to bird with Naturally Avian‘s Erik Bruhnke. The timing of my trip was key, and I wanted to visit the well-known hawk…

Immature Northern Shrike at Lighthouse Point Park, CT. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Lighthouse Point Park, CT – Shrike, Snow Buntings, and a Red-shoulder

After our good luck at East Shore Park (link to photos), we drove over to nearby Lighthouse Point Park. Our primary target here was a continuing immature Northern Shrike plus…

Eagles come by very close to the watch site, this is what makes the Allegheny Front a great place to see Golden Eagles in the fall!!
Photo by Malcolm Harter

PSO Field Trip – Allegheny Front Hawk Watch, 11 Nov 2012

Nemesisbird’s Mike Lanzone and Alex Lamoreaux along with Chad Kaufman helped lead a field trip offered by The Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology to the  Allegheny Front Hawk Watch, Sunday Nov…

Sharp-shinned Hawk adult - Photo by Alex Lamoreaux

PA Fall Migration Predictions – End of Oct: Part 1

October is a very special time of the year in Pennsylvania. The first week of the month there are still a ton of neotropical migrants around, but then their numbers…

Circleville Park, Centre County, PA

While driving to Scotia Barrens to look for warblers this September, I repeatedly drove by Circleville Park thinking, “I should really stop there.” The park is between Circleville Road and…

Sharp-shinned Hawk - adult (Photo By Anna Fasoli)

Big Sit 2012 – Allegheny Front Hawk Watch

The ‘Big Sit’ is an annual birding event that takes places at hundreds of prime birding locations around the world on the second weekend in October. The idea is to…

October 12 Hawk Watching at Jo Hays Vista

On Friday, I joined Chuck Widman, Josh Lefever, and Alex Lamoreaux for a day of hawk watching at Jo Hays Vista. Winds were gusty out of the northwest, which brought…

Sharpie Video

Below are two short videos that I took of an adult female Sharp-shinned Hawk feeding on a European Starling. This is video of the same bird that I posted photos…

Sharp-shinned Hawk eating a starling!

This morning while scouting out a region of the State College CBC, Anna and I stopped to watch as two Sharp-shinned Hawks (an adult and a juvenile) and one Cooper’s…

Cape May Trip – Part 6

This is the sixth and final part of a series of posts about my recent birding trip to Cape May, which began with Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part…