[Ontbirds]HSR: Holiday Beach (01 Sep 2007) 180 Raptors

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Sat Sep 1 20:09:51 EDT 2007


Holiday Beach
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 01, 2007
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture               1              1              1
Osprey                      18             18             18
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier            18             18             18
Sharp-shinned Hawk          67             67             67
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk           48             48             48
Red-tailed Hawk             16             16             16
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel            12             12             12
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown                                                     

Total:                     180            180            180
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Observation start time: 05:30:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Todd Pepper

Observers:        Bob Pettit, Claude Radley, Jim McCoy

Visitors:
Carolyn Staddon, Ron Prescorn of Dearborn, MI, and several family groups.


Weather:
Clear and sunny. Temp 14.5 - 26 C. Light winds mostly out of the N or NE
until mid-afternoon when they switched to SSW. 

Raptor Observations:
Good Osprey day with 18 birds, most of which came in over or near the
tower.

Non-raptor Observations:
A Whimbrel on the gabion stone near the creek outlet first thing in the
morning.

Predictions:
Same as today.
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Report submitted by Todd Pepper (tandjpepper at cogeco.ca)
Holiday Beach Migration Observatory information may be found at:
http://hbmo.org/




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