[Ontbirds]HSR: SMRR- Lake Erie Metropark (01 Nov 2005) 119 Raptors

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Tue Nov 1 17:11:32 EST 2005


SMRR- Lake Erie Metropark
Brownstown, Michigan, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 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              98             98         103624
Osprey                       0              0            239
Bald Eagle                   1              1            172
Northern Harrier             1              1            553
Sharp-shinned Hawk           5              5           8455
Cooper's Hawk                4              4            749
Northern Goshawk             0              0             30
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0            875
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0          91089
Red-tailed Hawk              9              9           6844
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0             56
Golden Eagle                 1              1             65
American Kestrel             0              0           1739
Merlin                       0              0             71
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             47
Unknown                      0              0              0
Prairie Falcon               0              0              1
Swainson's Hawk              0              0             10

Total:                     119            119         214619
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Observation start time: 09:30:00 
Observation end   time: 15:30:00 
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Calvin Brennan

Observers:        Lathe Claflin

Visitors:
Tim Smart
Anne Hanft
Saul Hanft


Weather:
After some early morning rain and drizzle, today saw mainly overcast
conditions and moderate to fairly strong west winds. 




Raptor Observations:
With the persistence of the heavy cloud cover, the flight was sparse
overall and much of it within a period of about 1.5 hours in the mid
afternoon. 

Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Calvin Brennan (common_raven at hotmail.com)
SMRR- Lake Erie Metropark information may be found at:
http://www.smrr.net/




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