[Ontbirds]HSR: Cranberry Marsh (02 Oct 2006) 59 Raptors

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Mon Oct 2 16:10:30 EDT 2006


Cranberry Marsh
Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 02, 2006
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0             38            289
Osprey                       1              6            151
Bald Eagle                   0              3             41
Northern Harrier             0              4            146
Sharp-shinned Hawk          57            159           1209
Cooper's Hawk                0             10             65
Northern Goshawk             0              0             10
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              4
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0            967
Red-tailed Hawk              0              5            241
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             1              3            640
Merlin                       0              1             21
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             10
Unknown                                     3             55

Total:                      59            232           3849
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Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 13:00:00 
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Dan Kaczynski

Observers:        Geoff Carpentier, Jim Munroe

Visitors:
AGAIN MY THANKS TO ALL WHO HAVE HELPED WITH THE COUNT; I WILL NEED HELP
PROBABLY FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON--MY WIFE IS BED-RIDDEN IN HOSPITAL, AT
LEAST UNTIL A HOME CAN BE FOUND FOR HER. 


Weather:
cloudless sky; light SW wind; steady BP; 18C; TUV=1

Raptor Observations:
WE HAVE A "RESIDENT" 1ST YR.BALD EAGLE-- IT MADE SEVERAL FLYPASTS DURING
THE MORNING, ROOSTING FOR SHORT TIMES IN TREES AT THE SOUTH END OF THE
WETLAND.

1 OS, 57 SS, 1 AK

Non-raptor Observations:
3 Hummingbirds, 3 Pectoral Sandpipers, yellow-rumped Warbler,
Black-throated Green Warbler, Eastern Phoebe, Wilson's Snipe; many Wood
ducks
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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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