HSR: SMRR- Lake Erie Metropark (26 Oct 2002) Raptor counts (total=194)

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Sat Oct 26 16:56:25 EDT 2002


SMRR- Lake Erie Metropark
Brownstown, MI, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2002
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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BV                           0              0              0
TV                         115          46641          47603
OS                           0             97            282
BE                           0             99            209
NH                           1            318            798
SS                          18           3469           8756
CH                           0            413            535
NG                           0              6              6
RS                           5            883            889
BW                           0             69         106417
RT                          53           4422           4694
RL                           1             10             10
GE                           0             45             46
AK                           0           1127           3244
ML                           1             12             69
PG                           0             33             64
UR                           0              0              0
SW                           0              1              4
WE                           0              0              1

Total:                     194          57645         173627
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Observation start time: 08:30:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Site Coordinator: Calvin Brennan

Observers:        Jeff Schultz

Weather:
Skies were generally cloudy with light to moderate west winds.

Observations:
Today was a slow day particularly in comparison to recent days. It appeared
that the system that dominated our weather yesterday might have stalled
birds further north. 


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Report submitted by Calvin Brennan (common_raven at hotmail.com)
SMRR- Lake Erie Metropark information may be found at:
http://www.smrr.net/


The primary site used by Southeastern Michigan Raptor Research (SMRR) is the Boat Launch at Lake Erie Metropark located approximately 20 miles south of Detroit, Michigan. A secondary site, the Headquarters of Pointe Mouillee State Game Area can be used during certain wind conditions.  When staffing is available, both sites can be used at the same time.  The season begins on the first day of September and concludes on the final day of November.  For details and directions, log on to www.smrr.net

The stipend for the 2002 season counter was provided by DTE Energy.  Visit www.dteenergy.com to learn more!

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