[Ontbirds]HSR: Beamer Conservation Area (29 Apr 2005) 1344 Raptors

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Tue May 3 07:05:05 EDT 2005


Beamer Conservation Area, Grimsby, ON
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 29, 2005
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture              44           4086           4921
Osprey                       1             39             40
Bald Eagle                   6             18             65
Northern Harrier             8             86            105
Sharp-shinned Hawk          72           1283           1400
Cooper's Hawk                6             85            161
Northern Goshawk             1              5             12
Red-shouldered Hawk          0            128            640
Broad-winged Hawk         1169           4754           4754
Red-tailed Hawk             31           1160           2551
Rough-legged Hawk            3             72            108
Golden Eagle                 1              4              5
American Kestrel             0             26             36
Merlin                       0              9             13
Peregrine Falcon             0              2              4
Unknown UA                   1              6              9
Unknown UB                   0             34            118
Unknown UF                   1              2              3
Unknown UE                   0              4              4
Unknown UR                   0             26             43

Total:                    1344          11829          14992
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Observation start time: 07:00:00 
Observation end   time: 16:00:00 
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Tom Reavley

Observers:        

Weather:


Observations:
This was Eagle day 6 BE 1 GE


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Report submitted by Bill Smith ()
Beamer Conservation Area, Grimsby, ON information may be found at:
http://www.hwcn.org/link/niaghawk/


Site Description:
Beamer Conservation Area is located on top of the Niagara Escarpment above
the town of Grimsby, Ontario. The site is 1km south of the south shore of
Lake Ontario, 20km east of Hamilton, 40km west of Niagara Falls. 

Directions to site:
To get to Beamer CA, take the QEW to Exit 72, follow Christie St./Mountain
St. to the top of the escarpment, turn right on Ridge Road West, and go
1.6km to Quarry Rd. Turn right on Quarry Rd. and drive 100m to the
conservation area. Parking is normally available inside the park. If
parking at the entrance or on the roads, do NOT leave valuables in your
car.



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