[Ontbirds]HSR: Holiday Beach (13 Oct 2007) 3417 Raptors

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Sun Oct 14 20:10:16 EDT 2007


Holiday Beach
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 13, 2007
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture            2682           7504           8093
Osprey                       3             39            173
Bald Eagle                   2             36            139
Northern Harrier            28            207            754
Sharp-shinned Hawk         591           2269           9592
Cooper's Hawk               14            146            425
Northern Goshawk             1              6              9
Red-shouldered Hawk          0             18             19
Broad-winged Hawk            2             13          18397
Red-tailed Hawk             34            208            449
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              1
Golden Eagle                 1              1              1
American Kestrel            58            332           1437
Merlin                       0             18             90
Peregrine Falcon             1             39             68
Unknown                                     6             18

Total:                    3417          10842          39665
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Observation start time: 07:00:00 
Observation end   time: 16:00:00 
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Dan Lumm

Observers:        Bob Pettit, Donald Pye, Karen Padbury, Rayfield Pye

Weather:
9-14.5 C; light wind 1-5 km/hr increasing to 12-19 km/hr; 30.02 falling to
29.96 mm Hg, 5%, 20%, 60%, 80%, 5%, 90%, 60%, 60%, 50% cloud cover. Very
fluid cloud cover. Good visibility. 

Raptor Observations:
First Golden Eagle (Sub adult) of the day at 11:20 EST. Observed with scope
26x. Dihedral, wings. Wing patches not visible. Base of tail  white with
dark tip. Flew near north horizon.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Loon-1, Pine Siskin -5.
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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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