HSR: Hawk Cliff Raptor Counts, Sep 18, 2002

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Wed Sep 18 23:59:12 EDT 2002


Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch
Port Stanley, ON, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2002
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              7              7
Osprey                      14            114            114
Bald Eagle                   2             40             40
Northern Harrier            43            337            337
Sharp-shinned Hawk         602           1690           1690
Cooper's Hawk                1             12             12
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0           2262           2262
Red-tailed Hawk              0             10             10
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel           118           1611           1611
Merlin                       6             41             41
Peregrine Falcon             2             11             11
Unknown                      0              5              5

Total:                     788           6140           6140
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Observation start time: 06:00:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 8 hours

Site Coordinator: Su Ross

Observers:        Eleanor, Keith Sealy

Visitors:
Eleanor was still down today along with Tom Hayman, David Berkley


Weather:
A mix of sun and cloud today with temps reaching 24 and winds from the S
and SE.

Observations:
Some good Sharp-shinned numbers today and a couple more Peregrines.



Predictions:
An unsettled morning predicted for Thursday with winds from the S and SE.
Likely will hinder any kind of flight.
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Report submitted by Dave Brown(thebrowns at ezlink.on.ca)
Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch information may be found at:
http://www.ezlink.on.ca/~thebrowns/HawkCliff/index.htm


Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch:
Oldest Hawkwatch in Ontario - since 1931 - located just east of Port Stanley on the cliff overlooking Lake Erie 

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