HSR: Hawk Cliff (16 Oct 2002) Raptor counts (total=22)

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Wed Oct 23 01:18:27 EDT 2002


Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch
Port Stanley, ON, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 16, 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           6811           7110
Osprey                       0             47            224
Bald Eagle                   0             46            142
Northern Harrier             1            243            875
Sharp-shinned Hawk          12           1552           4705
Cooper's Hawk                2            151            213
Northern Goshawk             0              2              2
Red-shouldered Hawk          0             75             75
Broad-winged Hawk            0             42          67130
Red-tailed Hawk              3            479            568
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              1              1
American Kestrel             3            527           3298
Merlin                       1             38            126
Peregrine Falcon             0             97            140
Unknown                      0            149            177
Swainson's Hawk              0              1              1

Total:                      22          10261          84787
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Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 4 hours

Site Coordinator: Su Ross

Observers:        

Weather:
Cloudy conditions with moderate to strong NW winds all day. Clearing late
in the day.

Observations:
Unusually small flight given the wind direction was very favourable...could
be the heavier amount of cloud and the gusty winds were a negative factor.


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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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