[Ontbirds]HSR: Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch (03 Sep 2007) 77 Raptors

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Wed Sep 5 18:09:30 EDT 2007


Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch
Port Stanley, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 03, 2007
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              5
Osprey                       1             11             13
Bald Eagle                   1              8             10
Northern Harrier             3             17             20
Sharp-shinned Hawk          44            154            159
Cooper's Hawk                2              4              5
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0             16             17
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              4
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel            22             69            116
Merlin                       3              7              7
Peregrine Falcon             0              1              1
Unknown                      1              2              3

Total:                      77            289            360
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Observation start time: 07:00:00 
Observation end   time: 13:00:00 
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Lyon

Observers:        Alf Rider, Derek Lyon, Jason McGuire, Keith Sealy

Visitors:
Thanks again to Jennifer and Derek Lyon (Mississauga), Keith S., Alf Rider
and Jason McGuire


Weather:
The day started clear with clouds moving in mid-morning then mostly
clearing out again. Temperature made it to a high of 25 C.

Raptor Observations:
A total of 77 raptors counted today with the highlight being 3 Merlin. Most
of the flight was Sharpies (44) and Kestrels (22).

Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Dave Brown (thebrowns at ezlink.on.ca)
Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch information may be found at:
http://www.ezlink.on.ca/~thebrowns/HawkCliff/index.htm




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