Friday, February 22, 2013

Windy goshawk

22 February-  10:30 A.M.  Near St. Mary's Church- Anacortes
1 male NG, ripping through at close range, at 100 feet elevation. The hawk was being pushed slightly by wind at steady 15 plus M.P.H.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

No sun goshawk

20 February  3 P.M.  Mt. Erie School - Anacortes
1 male NG- circling, flapping, gliding, and drifting at 200 feet elevation. There was no sun, and the hawk had a square-tip tail. The hawk was heading toward lower elevation, of downtown Anacortes. I left my position with the hawk still circling.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Sunshine goshawk

16 February - 10:30 A.M.  Downtown Anacortes
1 mature male NG circling and drifting, and bothered by 4 crows. Elevation of hawk 150-200 feet. Winds were steady at 10 plus M.P.H. Temps at 45 degrees. Bright sun, downtown Anacortes.