[Ontbirds]HSR: Holiday Beach (16 Oct 2006) 18 Raptors

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Mon Oct 16 15:10:06 EDT 2006


Holiday Beach
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 16, 2006
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture               0          14772          15512
Osprey                       0             12            109
Bald Eagle                   1             29             80
Northern Harrier             7            203            633
Sharp-shinned Hawk           8           2143           6580
Cooper's Hawk                1            237            421
Northern Goshawk             0              1              4
Red-shouldered Hawk          0             20             20
Broad-winged Hawk            0            473           7728
Red-tailed Hawk              0            397            557
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              4
American Kestrel             0            279           2033
Merlin                       0             32            109
Peregrine Falcon             1             23             88
Unknown                                     4             10
Swainson's Hawk              0              1              3

Total:                      18          18626          33891
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Observation start time: 07:00:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Jack Boxer

Observers:        Claude Radley

Weather:
Cool and overcast with light Southeast winds.

Raptor Observations:
Very little movemnet today.

Non-raptor Observations:
Migrants included 550 Red-winged Blackbirds and 175 Blue Jays.  Dozen of
large flocks of ducks came into the marsh from the Northwest totalling
more than 4,000 birds.  Three Greater Yellowlegs were present.  

Predictions:
Rain in the morning giving way to showers in the afternoon.  Brisk
Southeast winds with the temperature remaining fairly steady near 12C.
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Report submitted by Claude Radley (ca at radley.ca)
Holiday Beach Migration Observatory information may be found at:
http://hbmo.org/




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