[Ontbirds]HSR: Cranberry Marsh (09 Oct 2005) 674 Raptors

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Sun Oct 9 18:10:48 EDT 2005


Cranberry Marsh
Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 09, 2005
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture             422           2042           2248
Osprey                       0              6            118
Bald Eagle                   4             18             34
Northern Harrier             6             17             55
Sharp-shinned Hawk          73            251            864
Cooper's Hawk                5             47             99
Northern Goshawk             1              1              1
Red-shouldered Hawk          9             20             20
Broad-winged Hawk            0              1            220
Red-tailed Hawk            143            339            389
Rough-legged Hawk            2              2              2
Golden Eagle                 0              1              1
American Kestrel             1             49            455
Merlin                       0              2             20
Peregrine Falcon             0              2             12
Unknown                      8             17             88

Total:                     674           2815           4626
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Observation start time: 07:00:00 
Observation end   time: 13:00:00 
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Jerry Walsh

Observers:        Colleen & Mike Boudreau, Derek & Jennifer Lyon, Jean Iron,
                  Peter Granka

Visitors:
as many as 70


Weather:
medium north & ne winds; TUV=2, 12C; steady BP

Raptor Observations:
422 TV, 4 Bald Eagle93 imm., 1 ad.), 6 NH, 73 SS, 5 CH, 1 GOSHAWK (our
fiorst of the year), 9 RS, 143 RT, 2 RL9our first), 1 AK, 3 UA, 2UB, 2 UF,
1 UR

Non-raptor Observations:
Palm W., Orange-crowned W., Wilson's Snipe, sapsucker, Pheasant,
Br.Creeper, Hermit thrush, Swainson's thrush
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Report submitted by John Douglas Lockrey (lockrey33 at rogers.com)
Cranberry Marsh information may be found at:
http://www.torontobirding.ca/~gtrw




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