[Ontbirds]HSR: Beamer Conservation Area (01 May 2005) 73 Raptors

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Thu May 5 09:05:53 EDT 2005


Beamer Conservation Area, Grimsby, ON
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: May 01, 2005
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture              16             16           4937
Osprey                       0              0             40
Bald Eagle                   0              0             65
Northern Harrier             4              4            109
Sharp-shinned Hawk          34             34           1434
Cooper's Hawk                1              1            162
Northern Goshawk             0              0             12
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0            640
Broad-winged Hawk            4              4           4758
Red-tailed Hawk             10             10           2561
Rough-legged Hawk            3              3            111
Golden Eagle                 0              0              5
American Kestrel             1              1             37
Merlin                       0              0             13
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              4
Unknown UA                   0              0              9
Unknown UB                   0              0            118
Unknown UF                   0              0              3
Unknown UE                   0              0              0
Unknown UR                   0              0             47

Total:                      73             73          15065
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Observation start time: 07:00:00 
Observation end   time: 17:00:00 
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Keith Dieroff

Observers:        

Weather:
Intermittent rain and snow between 11 and 3

Observations:



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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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