HSR: Cranberry Marsh (23 Aug 2003) Raptor counts (total=14)

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Sat Aug 23 03:08:53 EDT 2003


Cranberry Marsh
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 23, 2003
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              2              2
Osprey                       8             11             11
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           1              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             3              3              3
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown                      2              2              2

Total:                      14             19             19
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Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 13:00:00 
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Doug Lockrey

Observers:        

Visitors:
5 regular counters and at least 15 visitors 


Weather:
brisk NW wind; cloudless slies; 23C

Observations:
8 migrant OS-spectacular fly=pasts; a local carrying fish
2 "playful" local imm. MERLINS 

several Chimney Swifts; many Hummingbirds, Virginia Rail, very many
migrating Swallows (Tree, Barn, Bank & Rough-winged); B-c Night Heron ,
Wood Duck, Moorhens & Coots on the marshlands; several species of many
migrating Dragonflies
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Report submitted by John Douglas Lockrey (lockrey33 at rogers.com)
Cranberry Marsh information may be found at:
http://www.gtrw.ca


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