Yesterday (September 17th, 2011) was the big day, with 3,500 or so broad-winged hawks migrating south past Pack Monadnock during a two hour window.
The numbers: 58% of a combined 45,000 broad-winged hawks that have been tallied during the last nine Septembers starting 2003 have occurred during the September 16-19th window
2012 – mark your calendar now – Sunday September 16 2012 through Wednesday September 19 – keep those dates open for a greater than 50% chance shot of making the big one.
Pet peeve — folks referring donuts as awesome. Donuts might be sweet, but awesome — that word’s for events like yesterday.