[Ontbirds]HSR: Holiday Beach (11 Sep 2006) 1494 Raptors

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Tue Sep 12 14:09:21 EDT 2006


Holiday Beach
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2006
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture              10             23             23
Osprey                       7             31             31
Bald Eagle                  18             24             24
Northern Harrier            37            168            168
Sharp-shinned Hawk         204            566            566
Cooper's Hawk               15             28             28
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk         1116           1189           1189
Red-tailed Hawk             31             62             62
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel            45            498            498
Merlin                       6             14             14
Peregrine Falcon             5              8              8
Unknown                                                     

Total:                    1494           2611           2611
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Observation start time: 06:00:00 
Observation end   time: 16:00:00 
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Jack Boxer

Observers:        Claude Radley, Fred Urie

Visitors:
Visitors from Holland, and Richmond Hill.


Weather:
Sunny with cloudy periods,winds NE changing to East later in the day.

Raptor Observations:
Over 1400 raptors with over 1100 Broad-winged Hawks and over 200
Sharp-shinned Hawks.

Non-raptor Observations:
Good fallout of warblers, thrushes and vireos.

Predictions:
Rain forecast.
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Report submitted by Bob Hall-Brooks (bhall-brooks at cogeco.ca)
Holiday Beach Migration Observatory information may be found at:
http://hbmo.org/




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