[Ontbirds]HSR: Holiday Beach (28 Oct 2006) 166 Raptors

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Sat Oct 28 18:10:35 EDT 2006


Holiday Beach
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2006
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture              96          30779          31519
Osprey                       0             14            111
Bald Eagle                   0             43             94
Northern Harrier             2            310            740
Sharp-shinned Hawk          50           4228           8665
Cooper's Hawk                3            360            544
Northern Goshawk             1              6              9
Red-shouldered Hawk          0             69             69
Broad-winged Hawk            0            473           7728
Red-tailed Hawk              9            721            881
Rough-legged Hawk            0              6              6
Golden Eagle                 0              2              6
American Kestrel             4            332           2086
Merlin                       0             38            115
Peregrine Falcon             1             34             99
Unknown                                     5             11
Swainson's Hawk              0              1              3

Total:                     166          37421          52686
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Observation start time: 06:30:00 
Observation end   time: 13:00:00 
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Bob Pettit, Todd Pepper

Observers:        Dan Lumm, John Winebrenner, Tim Smart, Todd Pepper

Visitors:
Tennessee Trio: Phyllis Coble, Jeanece Seals, Theresa Lindsey.

Fort Wayne group: John Wienbrener, Lisa Silvey


Weather:
Rain most of the time. Windy all of the time. Clouds all of the time.

Temp 5 C, Visibiltiy 10 km or less. Barometer steady 29.4 mm Hg. Wind west
8-24 mph.

Raptor Observations:
A few sharpies and vultures on north horizon. A few Red-tails join fewer
Harriers. 

Non-raptor Observations:
Good passerine and non-raptor observations. Pied-billed Grebe, cormorant, G
Blue Heron, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Wood Duck, Mallard, N. Pintail, N.
Shoveler, Gadwall, A. Wigeon, Ruddy Duck, A. Coot, R-billed Gull, Herring
Gull, E Phoebe, Blue jay, A Crow, G-c Kinglet, R-c Kinglet, E Bluebird,
Swainson's Thrush, A Robin, A Pipit, Cedar Waxwing, E Starling,
Yellow-rumped Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, N Cardinal, Chipping Sparrow,
Vesper Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Red-winged Blkbird, C
Grackle, A Goldfinch

Predictions:
Partly cloudy 30%-50% with wind WNW to W 10-17 mph. Temp. 7° C - 9° C
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Report submitted by Bob Pettit (redknot at earthlink.net)
Holiday Beach Migration Observatory information may be found at:
http://hbmo.org/




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