[Ontbirds] 23 raptors, several warblers at Cranberry Raptor Watch---Sep.8

Doug Lockrey lockrey33 at rogers.com
Fri Sep 8 14:14:01 EDT 2006


Despite a haze to the east and very mild winds 6 oservers spent 3 hours on Friday, Sep.8 AM at Cranberry.
Several warbler species, including an Ovenbird and what looked like a (for all of 2 sec.) a Prothonotary!!!, rose-breasted Grosbeak aong others.

Observation time--9am to 12 noon
Counter--Doug Lockrey
Observers--Geoff Carpentier Dan Kaczynski, Rosemary Harris, Mike Newell and others.
                                      Day's Count    TOTAL
Turkey Vulture                        0               5
Osprey                                    7             56
Bald Eagle                             0                  4 
N.Harrier                                 2                35
Sharp-shinned                        6               95
Cooper's                                 1                 6
Northern Goshawk
Red-shouldered                      0                 1
Broad-winged                         1                 9  
Red-tailed                                4                 77
Rough-legged
Golden Eagle
American Kestrel                   2                   25
Merlin                                      0                    5
Peregrine                                0                   1
Unidentified                            0                    2
TOTAL                                 23                  321

>From the west--Exit 401 at Salem Rd. in Ajax, south to Bayly, east through Lakeridge Rd., one block to Hall's Rd., south towards the lake, parking at the entrance to the south pathway.
>From the east--Exit 401 at Brock St. in Whitby, south to Victoria, west past the Lynde C.A. parking lot to Hall's Rd.--

Doug Lockrey, Whitby, ON


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