[Ontbirds]HSR: Cranberry Marsh (21 Aug 2004) 45 Raptors

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Sat Aug 21 06:08:48 EDT 2004


Cranberry Marsh
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 21, 2004
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              1              1
Osprey                       5             15             15
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             4              6              6
Sharp-shinned Hawk           4              5              5
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk           16             34             34
Red-tailed Hawk              3              3              3
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             6              6              6
Merlin                       1              1              1
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown                      6              6              6

Total:                      45             77             77
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Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Jerry Walsh

Observers:        Doug Lockrey, Karl Jennewein, Ron Pittaway

Visitors:
6 visitors and 13 official observers


Weather:
medium NW winds, cloudless skies, 18C, TUV of 400 ft./min.
BP rising

Observations:
5 OS, 4 SS, 4 NH, 3RT, 16 Broad-winged, 6 Kestrel, 1 Merlin, 1 UA and 5 UB

Willet flew low over the wetland at 1320; a juvenile Am.Bittern flew in and
landed within 5 m. of our viewing platform, remaining there for over an
hour.
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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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