[Ontbirds]HSR: Cranberry Marsh (04 Oct 2004) 195 Raptors

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Mon Oct 4 06:10:22 EDT 2004


Cranberry Marsh
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 04, 2004
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture             129            129            513
Osprey                       1              1            109
Bald Eagle                   0              0             34
Northern Harrier             0              0             71
Sharp-shinned Hawk          13             16            637
Cooper's Hawk                2              2             60
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              3
Broad-winged Hawk            1              1            891
Red-tailed Hawk             14             14            224
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel            30             30            412
Merlin                       0              1             32
Peregrine Falcon             2              2             15
Unknown                      3              3             76

Total:                     195            199           3077
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Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 17:00:00 
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Jerry Walsh

Observers:        Dan Kaczynski, Dennis Barry, Doug Lockrey, Jim Fairchild

Weather:
medium to strong northwest winds, rising BP and a TUV=3; overcast skies
gradually clearing until mid-afternoon sunshine; our first day of
"c-c-cold"-- indeed the temp. reached 15C, but the winds were chilling.

Observations:
For 4 hours we had only 14 migrants, but then the TVs arrived, and after 9
hours the totals were--- 129 Turkey Vulture, 1 Osprey, 13 Sharp-shinned, 2
Cooper's, 1 Broad-winged, 14 Red-tailed, 30 Kestrel, 2 Peregrine (incl 1
adult Tundrius), 3 Unidentifieds

8 Tree Swallows, Y-r Warbler, both kinglets, 3 Great Egrets, Am.Pipits, 4
Dunlin
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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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