HSR: Hawk Cliff (22 Oct 2002) Raptor counts (total=91)

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Thu Oct 24 00:04:30 EDT 2002


Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch
Port Stanley, ON, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 22, 2002
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture              27           8204           8503
Osprey                       0             48            225
Bald Eagle                   1             60            156
Northern Harrier             4            281            913
Sharp-shinned Hawk           1           1995           5148
Cooper's Hawk                8            246            308
Northern Goshawk             0              3              3
Red-shouldered Hawk          7            277            277
Broad-winged Hawk            0             50          67138
Red-tailed Hawk             41           1017           1106
Rough-legged Hawk            0              1              1
Golden Eagle                 1             10             10
American Kestrel             0            544           3315
Merlin                       0             48            136
Peregrine Falcon             0             97            140
Unknown                      1            294            322
Swainson's Hawk              0              1              1

Total:                      91          13176          87702
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Observation start time: 11:00:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 3 hours

Site Coordinator: Keith Sealy

Observers:        

Weather:
Well Keith managed to give us 3 hours of counting today. Winds S and SW and
light. Still cold with temp reaching only 7.

Observations:
A small flight but the count period was only 3 hours total today. 1 more
Golden Eagle.


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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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