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i saw a guy feeding pigeons in the rain near the square where the peregrine caught a pigeon, would you say he's indirectly feeding the peregrines?

2017-10-12 - 1:46 p.m.

Despite torrential rains and some assorted challenges, we saw hundreds of thousands of migrating hawks-- an unforgettable experience. The highlight is, as with last year, the amazing Peregrine Falcon. Watching a bird fly in, make the decision to kill, and capture its prey from the opposite side of town-- amazing experience.

This list is not yet complete or checked against my daily lists, but I've posted it here to get a jump on my list.

  1. Black-bellied Whistling Duck
  2. Neotropic Cormorant
  3. Anhinga
  4. Magnificent Frigatebird
  5. Roseate Spoonbill
  6. American White Pelican
  7. Brown Pelican
  8. Laughing Gull
  9. Royal Tern
  10. Sandwich Tern
  11. Black Skimmer
  12. Double Striped Thick Knee
  13. Black-necked Stilt
  14. American Avocet
  15. Semipalmated Plover
  16. Northern Jacana
  17. Ruddy Turnstone
  18. Sanderling
  19. Short-billed Dowitcher
  20. Spotted Sandpiper
  21. Greater Yellowlegs
  22. Willet
  23. Jabiru
  24. Wood Stork
  25. Least Bittern
  26. Great Blue Heron
  27. Great Egret
  28. Snowy Egret
  29. Little Blue Heron
  30. Tricolored Heron
  31. Reddish Egret
  32. Cattle Egret
  33. Green Heron
  34. Black-crowned Night Heron
  35. Yellow-crowned Night Heron
  36. White Ibis
  37. White-faced Ibis
  38. Limpkin
  39. Plain Chacalaca (H)
  40. Northern Bobwhite
  41. Rock Pigeon
  42. Red-billed Pigeon
  43. Eurasian Collared Dove
  44. Inca Dove
  45. Ruddy Ground Dove
  46. White-tipped Dove
  47. White-winged Dove
  48. Black Vulture
  49. Turkey Vulture
  50. Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture
  51. Osprey
  52. White-tailed Kite
  53. Hook-billed Kite
  54. Black-and-White Hawk Eagle (TUXTAPEC TO Oaxaca R0ad)
  55. Snail Kite
  56. Mississippi Kite
  57. Northern Harrier
  58. Sharp-shinned Hawk
  59. Cooper's Hawk
  60. Crane Hawk
  61. Common Black Hawk
  62. Great Black Hawk
  63. Roadside Hawk
  64. White Hawk
  65. Gray Hawk
  66. Redtail Hawk (adult eastern Redtail seen at MEX airport so that one's my trip list only)
  67. Broad-winged Hawk
  68. Short-tailed Hawk
  69. Swainson's Hawk
  70. Zone-tailed Hawk
  71. Crested Caracara
  72. Laughing Falcon
  73. American Kestrel
  74. Merlin
  75. Aplomado Falcon
  76. Bat Falcon
  77. Peregrine Falcon
  78. Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl
  79. Ruby-throat Hummingbird (male & female)
  80. Buff-bellied Hummingbird (male)
  81. White-collared Swift
  82. Chimney Swift
  83. Golden-fronted Woodpecker
  84. Pale-billed Woodpecker
  85. Lineated Woodpecker...
  86. Masked Tityra
  87. Mangrove Swallow
  88. Northern Rough-winged Swallow
  89. Cave Swallow
  90. Barn Swallow
  91. Brown Jay
  92. Greenish Elaenia
  93. Yellow-bellied Elaenia
  94. Eastern Wood Pewee
  95. Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
  96. Boat-billed Flycatcher
  97. Vermilion Flycatcher
  98. Brown-crested Flycatcher
  99. Great Kiskadee
  100. Social Flycatcher
  101. Tropical Kingbird
  102. Eastern Kingbird
  103. Swallow-tailed Flycatcher
  104. Fork-tailed Flycatcher
  105. Loggerhead Shrike
  106. Blue Mockingbird
  107. Gray Catbird
  108. Northern Mockingbird
  109. Swainson's Thrush
  110. Band-backed Wren
  111. Rufous naped Wren
  112. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
  113. Warbling Vireo
  114. Red-eyed Vireo
  115. Ovenbird
  116. Northern Waterthrush
  117. Blue-winged Warbler
  118. Black-and-white Warbler
  119. Common Yellowthroat
  120. American Redstart
  121. Yellow Warbler
  122. Hooded Warbler
  123. Yellow-throated Warbler
  124. Black-throated Green Warbler
  125. Yellow-breasted Chat
  126. House Sparrow
  127. Scrub Euphonia
  128. Yellow-throated Euphonia
  129. Summer Tanager
  130. Varied Bunting, BVD
  131. Painted Bunting
  132. Blue-gray Tanager
  133. Yellow-winged Tanager
  134. White-collared Seedeater
  135. Grayish Saltator
  136. Eastern Meadowlark
  137. Chestnut-headed Oropendola
  138. Montezuma Oropendola
  139. Altimira Oriole
  140. Baltimore Oriole
  141. Bronzed Cowbird
  142. Melodious Blackbird
  143. Great-tailed Grackle

Perched Aplomado Falcon + A Tiny Percentage of the many, many broadwings we saw.

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