HSR: Cranberry Marsh (16 Sep 2003) Raptor counts (total=22)

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Tue Sep 16 01:09:32 EDT 2003


Cranberry Marsh
Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 16, 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             26             46
Osprey                       5             50             78
Bald Eagle                   0              5              5
Northern Harrier             0              9             14
Sharp-shinned Hawk          12            292            361
Cooper's Hawk                0              4             10
Northern Goshawk             0              2              2
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              5             21
Red-tailed Hawk              0              9             26
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             5            130            145
Merlin                       0              7             15
Peregrine Falcon             0              7              8
Unknown                      0             12             23

Total:                      22            558            754
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Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 12:00:00 
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Doug Lockrey

Observers:        Dan Kaczynski, Dennis Barry, Hugh Peacock, Karl Jennewein

Visitors:
12 observer-counters, 5 visitors


Weather:
after rains of late yesterday and a small
 cold front, the day was one of sun, mild SW wids,
 steady BP and 22C

Observations:
5 Osprey, 12 Sharp-shinneds and 5 Kestrels

Black-and-white Warbler, C.Yellowthroat,Palm W.
Am.Redstart and red-eyed Vireo;
very very many migrating Blue Jays streaming
through in continuous lines for 2 hours.
Hummingbirds are down to very few. 
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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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