[Ontbirds]HSR: Holiday Beach (26 Nov 2007) 3 Raptors

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Mon Nov 26 16:11:17 EST 2007


Holiday Beach
Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 26, 2007
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture               0           2168          31327
Osprey                       0              0            186
Bald Eagle                   0             21            173
Northern Harrier             1            185           1258
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0            150          12377
Cooper's Hawk                0            131            727
Northern Goshawk             0              4             16
Red-shouldered Hawk          0            205            505
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0          18400
Red-tailed Hawk              2           4482           6335
Rough-legged Hawk            0             16             20
Golden Eagle                 0             50             79
American Kestrel             0              3           1611
Merlin                       0              3            107
Peregrine Falcon             0              8             94
Unknown Accipiter            0              2              4
Unknown Buteo                0             12             37
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              4
Unknown Raptor               0              1              7

Total:                       3           7441          73267
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Observation start time: 07:00:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter:        Jack Boxer

Observers:        

Visitors:
No visitors braved the weather to come to the tower today.  


Weather:
It was a soggy wet day at the tower.  Began with fog and drizzle, then
turned into rain, which persisted.  Temps today ranged from 3.9C to 4.3C. 
Wind direction varied from NNE to SE.

Raptor Observations:
Today's birds were counted on one hand:  2 Red-tails, and 1 Northern
Harrier.

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Tonight's forecast is variably cloudy with a low of 1C expected.  Tuesday
is expected to be partly cloudy, with the POP at 20%, and a high of 0 in
the afternoon.  Winds to be westerly.
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Report submitted by Jack Boxer ()
Holiday Beach Migration Observatory information may be found at:
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