[Ontbirds]HSR: Holiday Beach (04 Oct 2006) 36 Raptors

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Wed Oct 4 15:10:05 EDT 2006


Holiday Beach
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 04, 2006
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture               0            893           1633
Osprey                       0              5            102
Bald Eagle                   0             15             66
Northern Harrier             1             59            489
Sharp-shinned Hawk          31            501           4938
Cooper's Hawk                0             73            257
Northern Goshawk             0              0              3
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0            266           7521
Red-tailed Hawk              0             37            197
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              4
American Kestrel             4            114           1868
Merlin                       0             19             96
Peregrine Falcon             0             10             75
Unknown                                                    6
Swainson's Hawk              0              1              3

Total:                      36           1993          17258
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Observation start time: 08:15:00 
Observation end   time: 10:30:00 
Total observation time: 2.25 hours

Official Counter: Betty Learmouth

Observers:        Cherise Charron

Visitors:
Thank you to Cherise Charron who assisted this morning with spotting,


Weather:
Today's morning weather  was rainy and overcast with showers and
thunderstorms.  Winds were from the South  and West.

Raptor Observations:
A light migration of raptors was observed this morning with just three
raptor species observed.

Non-raptor Observations:
Blue jays were observed flying both west and east this morning. Other
species observed were Chimney Swifts and a few swallow species.
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Report submitted by Betty Learmouth (bettlear at wincom.net)
Holiday Beach Migration Observatory information may be found at:
http://hbmo.org/




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