[Ontbirds] Common Redpoll, Northern Flicker, Northern Shrike and 28 raptors at Cranberry, southwest Whitby-Nov.27

Doug Lockrey lockrey33 at rogers.com
Tue Nov 27 12:41:33 EST 2007


 Cranberry Marsh, southwest Whitby, Ontario
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 27, 2007

Observation time: 91m to 12 noon
Official Counter:        Doug Lockrey
Observers: Dan Kaczynski, Jim Skene, Karl Jennewein
Weather:overcast, gradually becoming 50% cloud-cover; rising, then falling 
BP;
medium W winds;1C
Non-raptor Observations:Common Redpoll, N.Flicker, N.Shrike

Raptor Observations--see table below: during 0900 hour RTs and RLs were 
moving quickly through; then the BP started to fall, and the raptors tailed 
off. TOTAL OF MIGRATING RAPTORS--10,915, with 3-4 days to go!!!
  Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
 ------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
> Black Vulture                0              0              0
> Turkey Vulture               0             10           2264
> Osprey                       0              0            167
> Bald Eagle                   0              4             53
> Northern Harrier             1             21            233
> Sharp-shinned Hawk           0             78           2107
> Cooper's Hawk                1             23            120
> Northern Goshawk             0              7              9
> Red-shouldered Hawk          0             13             35
> Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           3185
> Red-tailed Hawk             14           1223           1843
> Rough-legged Hawk           11             85             90
> Golden Eagle                 0              5              8
> American Kestrel             1             19            625
> Merlin                       0              2             27
> Peregrine Falcon             0              3             42
> Unknown Accipiter            0              2             15
> Unknown Buteo                0              1             28
> Unknown Falcon               0              0              7
> Unknown Eagle                0              2              4
> Unknown Raptor               0              3             53
>
> Total:                      28           1501          10915

Doug Lockrey, coordinator CMRW

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