[Ontbirds]109 RAPTORS, Blackpoll among other warblers at Cranberry Marsh-Whitby-Sep.15

Doug Lockrey lockrey33 at rogers.com
Fri Sep 15 16:16:18 EDT 2006


Observations made by 10 observers over 4 hours-Sep.15
Observation time--9am to 1pm
Counter--Jim Munroe
Observers--Ian Cannell, Ross Lamb, Dan Kaczynski, Gerry Ball, Doug Lockrey, Jim Larkin ,Donna Foster et al

2 distant Bald Eagles were sighted to the north at 1230.
Non-raptors--Warblers--blackpoll, black-throated green, magnolia,  yellow-rumped, Tennessee, Wilson's, marsh wren, catbird, many Hummingbirds, Wilson's Snipe, 6 Lesser Yellowlegs, Least Flycatcher, White-throated Sparrow

                                      Day's Count    TOTAL
Turkey Vulture                        4               17
Osprey                                    4              90
Bald Eagle                             2               23
 N. Harrier                                0               51
Sharp-shinned                      72             363
Cooper's                                 2               12
Northern Goshawk                  0               0
Red-shouldered                      0                3
Broad-winged                         4               58
Red-tailed                               6              117
Rough-legged                        0                 0
Golden Eagle                           0               0
American Kestrel                  11               190
Merlin                                       1                9
Peregrine                                0                 1
Unidentified                            3                16
TOTAL                                   109           1020

>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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