HSR: Hawk Cliff (15 Oct 2002) Raptor counts (total=92)

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Wed Oct 23 01:05:24 EDT 2002


Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch
Port Stanley, ON, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 15, 2002
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture              52           6811           7110
Osprey                       2             47            224
Bald Eagle                   1             46            142
Northern Harrier             6            242            874
Sharp-shinned Hawk          24           1540           4693
Cooper's Hawk                2            149            211
Northern Goshawk             0              2              2
Red-shouldered Hawk          0             75             75
Broad-winged Hawk            0             42          67130
Red-tailed Hawk              2            476            565
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              1              1
American Kestrel             3            524           3295
Merlin                       0             37            125
Peregrine Falcon             0             97            140
Unknown                      0            149            177
Swainson's Hawk              0              1              1

Total:                      92          10239          84765
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Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 12:00:00 
Total observation time: 4 hours

Site Coordinator: Tom Pepler

Observers:        

Visitors:
Just a few visitors today. However every pair of binos helps...:)


Weather:
Light to moderate S to SE winds...cloudy with sunny breaks.

Observations:
A light flight which is not surprising given the wind direction was not
very favourable.


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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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