[Ontbirds]HSR: Beamer Conservation Area (27 Mar 2007) 974 Raptors

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Sat Mar 31 09:03:51 EDT 2007


Beamer Conservation Area
Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 27, 2007
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture             474           1693           1693
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   3             30             30
Northern Harrier             6             22             22
Sharp-shinned Hawk         222            298            298
Cooper's Hawk               10             93             93
Northern Goshawk             0              4              4
Red-shouldered Hawk        112            505            505
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk            129            932            938
Rough-legged Hawk            5             26             26
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             2             10             10
Merlin                       0              2              2
Peregrine Falcon             0              1              1
Unknown UA                   0              1              1
Unknown UB                   8             17             17
Unknown UF                   0              0              0
Unknown UE                   1              2              2
Unknown UR                   2              8              8

Total:                     974           3644           3650
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Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 17:00:00 
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Colin Horstead

Observers:        Dave Sked, Marcie Jacklin, Mike Street, Tom Thomas

Weather:
Heavy fog 9:30am to 1:00pm

Raptor Observations:
3-BE 2-adults 1-3 or 4 year.

Non-raptor Observations:
37-Tundra Swans 14-Red-throated Loons 1-Coomon Loon
1-Tree Swallow 18-DC Cormorants 6-Fox Sparrows 
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Report submitted by Bill Smith ()
Beamer Conservation Area, Grimsby, ON information may be found at:
http://www.hwcn.org/link/niaghawk/


Site Description:
Beamer Conservation Area is located on top of the Niagara Escarpment above
the town of Grimsby, Ontario. The site is 1km south of the south shore of
Lake Ontario, 20km east of Hamilton, 40km west of Niagara Falls. 

Directions to site:
To get to Beamer CA, take the QEW to Exit 72, follow Christie St./Mountain
St. to the top of the escarpment, turn right on Ridge Road West, and go
1.6km to Quarry Rd. Turn right on Quarry Rd. and drive 100m to the
conservation area. Parking is normally available inside the park. If
parking at the entrance or on the roads, do NOT leave valuables in your
car.



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