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Tubac Hawk Watch Spring 2023

Season Summary

Species Count
26
Total Count
3,220

Species Composition

Species composition changes over time depending on weather, seasons, and many other factors. This chart displays the composition over a time period you select.

Click on pie pieces to see more detail. If there are more than seven species, click on "Other" to see a breakdown of the rest.

Display

Many sites have a protocol that is designed to maximize finding particular species. If you select "Focus Species," only these species will be shown.

Date Selector

The control box below the pie chart lets you select a date period for the chart.

You can push the buttons "1d," "1w," or "1m" to zoom the graph to 1 day, 1 week, or 1 month.

The graph shows the overall volume seen on each day. You can drag the sliders on each side of this graph to adjust the start and end dates.

Species Composition
February 1st to September 25th

Drag the Sliders Below to Change the Dates Shown

Daily Counts

These charts show which species are most numerous at different parts of the season. Hover your mouse over a chart to see the number for a given day. The right column shows season totals and the left side shows the maximum for a single day. Each graph is scaled so that the single-day maximum is the highest point on the chart.

Sort By
  • Focus Species: Show the highest priority species at the top of the list.
  • Taxonomic Order: Sort the species by their scientific classification.
  • Alphabetic Order: Sort the species by their common name.
  • Abundance: Sort the species with the largest number counted at the top.

Daily Counts

Black Vulture
122
Turkey Vulture
1862
Osprey
13
White-tailed Kite
1
Golden Eagle
11
Northern Harrier
17
Sharp-shinned Hawk
13
Cooper's Hawk
17
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Hourly Data

The time shown in the top row is the start of the one hour period.

Select Day

Choose a date to load the hourly table for that day. Only days that have data are shown.

Site Weather

Tubac Hawk Watch Spring 2023

Every March many species, including Common Black, Zone-tailed, and Gray Hawks, migrate north along the Santa Cruz River. These hawks can be seen in limited areas of the USA. Tubac is said to be the easiest and most likely place to see these species. Join us for the March Hawk Watch!

Directions

Ronald R. Morriss County Park in Tubac, AZ is Hawk Watch Central. The best viewing times are March 10th to the 25th from about to 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the afternoon.

HawkWatch International

The mission of HawkWatch International is to conserve our environment through education, long-term monitoring, and scientific research on raptors as indicators of ecosystem health.

About the Data

All data displayed on this site are preliminary and have not yet undergone quality control. Written permission is required to use the data.