Thursday, March 9, 2017

Prospect northern goshawk

Presumed long gone the juvenile NORTHERN GOSHAWK reappeared just after 5 pm in a snag above the green shipping container at Terrace Bridge west end. Kathy Toomey reported it,tweeted and a few birders got lucky. Terrace bridge is just west of the feeders.

I made haste but was too late by 545. Info I gleaned plus tweets noted the Gos flying towards the Midwood,then Quaker Cemetery before perching in a tree above Maryland monument before flying off towards the lake.

Several birders during the day saw no sign of this raptor making it look like it sleeps all day in deep woods before likely snacking on feeder birds late afternoon.

A sneaky frustrating bird...